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Union sees no sign of commitment to services from City; Library workers request conciliation

TORONTO—The heads of two unions representing City of Toronto workers – Mark Ferguson, President of CUPE local 416 Toronto Civic Employees Union, and Maureen O’Reilly, President of CUPE local 4948 Toronto Public Library Workers Union – gave an update today … Continue reading

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Canadian Mining and it’s impact on Central America

On November first at 7:00 at the Central Library Grahame Russell, director of “Rights Action” will be speaking about the impact that mines run by Canadian companies are having in Central America. Local 410, CUPE, our CUPE Vancouver Island District … Continue reading

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Margaret Atwood fights library cuts in Toronto

From the Toronto Star website: “Literary icon Margaret Atwood has joined the fight against a consultant’s proposed cuts to Toronto’s library system, marshalling her 225,200 Twitter followers and crashing a server hosting a petition. At 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Atwood retweeted … Continue reading

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2011 Victoria Pride Parade

The 2011 Pride Parade starts next Sunday, July 10, at 12:00 from the corner of Broad and Pandora.  Sure would be great to see a BIG turnout from Local 410 to march with the VLC!  

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You think we’ve got it tough?

Toronto’s new Mayor Ford has set out to break the union. Read about their fight on the Local 416 home page.

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