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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@4948president: Happy to be attending the first Virtual Town Hall presented by the @cityoftoronto Confronting Anti-Black Racism Unit @CABR_Toronto. Join us if you can: https://t.co/Ld7QcQ6ySP @torontolabour @UARRToronto @Local4948
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@4948president: Big congrats to City of Vancouver library workers @CUPE391 on ratifying your new contract & for being on the forefront of pushing for equity & inclusion, and in the fight against precarious work. #LibrariesWorkBecauseWeDo @local4948 ⁦@cupenat⁩ https://t.co/8Adz4Dshja
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@4948president Brandon Haynes at support rally w/ @torontolabour for Local 3950 workers locked out by National Rubber Technologies, an unfair employer demanding drastic concessions @USWSTAC #solidarity #TOpoli #Steelworkers ✊🏽✊🏾✊🏼 https://t.co/gRrZe0R3jL
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@4948president: Important note to library administrators and others who need to hear this (again)! #StafflessLibraries are not the solution to recovery from this pandemic. They do not provide equitable access to all. They are not “safer”. They are just cheap bandaids. https://t.co/zvAla7OW0M