If you want a copy of your collective agreement on paper, talk to your trustee. If you don`t know who your administrator is or how to contact your office, contact the CUPE office near you. CUPE Local 79 will begin negotiations with the City of Toronto at the end of 2019, with the four collective agreements expiring on December 31, 2019. Our union is looking for a fair offer for City of Toronto employees who work hard every day to look after Toronto. Keep checking for updates on this page. “The city`s full-time workers told us that the language of job security should be a priority, while part-time workers emphasized the desire to get lifts to benefits and improve planning procedures. I am proud that we have been able to achieve these priorities for our members in this agreement. In March, the city reached a final agreement with TCEU Local 416, which was also ratified by the union and approved by the City Council. An interim agreement has been reached. CUPE Local 79 and the City of Toronto reached a preliminary agreement and avoided a work stoppage. More details will be provided after ratification by our members and the City Council. #TOpoli #Toronto “Our bargaining committee has worked hard to negotiate an agreement that has improved municipal workers in each bargaining unit and recognizes the hard work of our members in dealing with Toronto,” said Dave Mitchell, President of CUPE Local 79. If you have questions about your rights in the workplace, the best person you can talk to is your steward or local leader. You will know the details of your agreement.
Toronto Mayor John Tory said he was “pleased” that an agreement had been reached and stressed the importance of municipal employees during the COVID 19 outbreak. CUPE Local 79 represents four bargaining units: full-time; Unit B, part-time; Long-term care homes and part-time services; and part-time recreational workers. “The city and LOCAL CUPE 79 bargaining committees worked hard to reach an agreement without interruption of work. I thank them for their efforts to achieve a fair result for both the employees and the people of our city. All CUPE members work under the protection of a collective agreement called a collective agreement. Your local union negotiates the terms of the agreement. Elected local union leaders also work with the employer to resolve workplace issues. CUPE Local 79 represents employees in four separate rate units: recreational workers, long-term workers, key city employees and part-time city workers. Following the ratification of the agreement by Toronto City Council today, negotiations were concluded between CUPE 416 and the City of Toronto. “I am pleased that we have reached a fair agreement during these negotiations. COVID-19 has delayed our ratification, but today we have a five-year agreement that is on time, affordable and accountable. I would like to thank our employees who continue to provide excellent services to our city during this pandemic. I appreciate their commitment and hard work for our residents. For the presentation of staff at the Council meeting, Collective Bargaining – Tentative Agreements, City of Toronto TCEU Local 416 and City of Toronto and CUPE Local 79 – www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-22639.pdf the City of Toronto`s “outside workers,” members of the Civic Employees Union of Toronto (TCEU), Local 416 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 416) have ratified a five-year collective agreement.
The agreement negotiated between the parties achieves the objectives of CUPE 416 and the mandate that the members have given to their negotiating committee. The five-year collective agreements between CUPE Local 79 and the City of Toronto cover the period from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2024. TORONTO — The City of Toronto and the union representing its more than 20,000 workers have reached a preliminary agreement to avoid a possible work stoppage.