Paid Sick Days Save Lives

Paid Sick Days Save Lives

From CUPE Ontario:  Please fill out this petition and share! On January 12, 2021, the Ontario government announced a second State of Emergency and instituted a stay-at-home policy. A growing chorus of advocates, experts, and workers responded by pointing out a glaring omission: the Ford...

Stop Anti-Asian Hate Rally on Sunday March 28

Stop Anti-Asian Hate Rally on Sunday March 28

  The Toronto Public Library Workers Union calls out anti-Asian racism in Canada and around the world. We stand in solidarity with Asian communities everywhere as we mourn both recent and past acts of horrific violence and hate.  We commit to recognize and fight white supremacy and fight...

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Today!  Sunday, March 21, please join a special free online event at 3 pm "Making Good Trouble" presented by the Toronto and York Region Labour Council, Labour Community Services, and the the Urban Alliance on Race Relations.  Local 4948 President Brandon Haynes will be one of the speakers at this...

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PETITION: It is our obligation to fully commit to reconciliation. Please sign. Justice for First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples is long overdue | Canadian Labour Congress https://t.co/yqwyPWr0OI
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@4948president: It is a beautiful Saturday morning and library workers @Local4948 are attending the Indigenous & Workers of Colour Conference organized by @torontolabour equity committee. Reflecting on this year’s theme: Rising Above the Storm https://t.co/8buXFMJs54
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@4948president: Excited to be attending New Librarians Symposium today! This year’s theme is Libraries and Labour: Organizing for Action. Will be talking about the organizing work Toronto #LibraryWorkers have done over the years and the challenges of the future. #NewLibSymp21 @Local4948 https://t.co/yjatolMBWV
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Libraries around the world are “thriving” during pandemic. But is this true? Funding cuts, layoffs, under-investment abound. Reinvest to ensure the services that library workers provide is around for years to come. Appreciation must translate to action. https://t.co/14XzOO4wtS
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Library of Congress gets health workers’ audio COVID diaries | The Star https://t.co/cnYi8YzY4N