Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

June 09, 2009 17:30 ET

City of Toronto and CUPE Local 79 Resume Bargaining

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 9, 2009) - The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 79 and the City of Toronto today issued the following joint-statement:

On Friday, June 5, 2009 the mediator requested that the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 79 and the City of Toronto withdraw the complaints of bargaining in bad faith and return to the bargaining table. In the interest of moving bargaining forward, both the City and CUPE Local 79 have agreed to the mediator's request. The City and CUPE Local 79 returned to full bargaining on Monday, June 8, 2009. In addition, CUPE Local 79 and the City of Toronto have agreed to the mediator's recommendation that there be no further comments on the negotiations at this time.

Contact Information

  • CUPE Communications
    Pat Daley
    416-292-3999 ext 240 (office) or 416-616-6142 (cell)
    pdaley@cupe.ca
    or
    City of Toronto
    Kevin Sack
    Director, Strategic Communications
    416-397-5277 (office) or 416-919-6500 (cell)
    ksack@toronto.ca