Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

July 22, 2016 09:24 ET

CUPE 1989 and Mississauga Library System reach tentative deal

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 22, 2016) - CUPE Local 1989, Mississauga Library workers, have reached a tentative agreement with Mississauga Library System which could end an 18-day strike.

The deal was reached on Thursday evening after both sides returned to the table for two consecutive days of bargaining.

Workers are expected to vote on the agreement on Monday, July 25.

CUPE 1989, representing approximately 400 full and part-time pages, library assistants, technicians, and librarians at Mississauga Public Libraries, has been on strike since July 4.

Details of the agreement are not being released until members have had an opportunity to review and vote.

Representatives from CUPE 1989 will offer no further comments until after the vote.

Contact Information

  • Laura Kaminker
    CUPE 1989 President
    647-200-1481

    Matthew Stella
    CUPE Communications
    905-739-3999