On Friday 55,000 Canadian Union of Public employees began their strike and protest of the provincial governments use of the notwithstanding clause
Protestors staged a unique protest at Queen’s Park supporting long-term care workers and staff members.
City of Toronto unionized inside and outside workers are on the verge of a strike.
This comes after a deadlock in negotiations between the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and the City of Toronto. Tim Maguire, president of CUPE Local 79, offered an assessment of the talks.
“While there has been some progress in some areas, (but) we still remain far apart on the key issues,” he said. “There has been no movement on the issue of reversing stability for many of our frontline workers.”
Social media react to strikes at U of T and York universities
Picket lines are up and teaching assistants are on strike at all three University of Toronto campuses. On Thursday, a tentative agreement was unanimously approved by CUPE Local 3902 Unit One bargaining team, but the…