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...

Great Fiction Reads for Black History Month

Great Fiction Reads for Black History Month

Because we are library workers - there will be a booklist! Celebrate Black History Month with some of the best fiction by Black authors from 2020-21. These recommended titles represent a variety of diverse perspectives across different literary genres. Where available, a link to the Toronto Public...

Black History Month 2021

Black History Month 2021

February is Black History month - and unions and activists are participating in a variety of ways.  Watch for Local 4948's upcoming interview with Dr. Rita Cox, an award-winning librarian, renowned storyteller and community leader who created the Black and Caribbean Heritage Collection at the...

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@4948president: ‘Aren’t we essential?’: Front-line workers say they’re left out of Ontario’s vaccine rollout | The Star Library workers in Ontario are also not listed for priority access to vaccines. We are frontline workers too! @local4948 ⁦@CUPEOntario⁩ https://t.co/5RUe7ELJxL
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@FredHahnCUPE: Kind words - deeply appreciated - but I'm only one of so many passionate folks advocating a better way for us all during these challenging days - working together we can achieve anything @CUPEOntario https://t.co/4qRaVLCmAY
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@cupe932: Congratulations to CUPE Local 932 President for being acclaimed as the Chair of the Ontario Library Workers Committee during the ON Library Workers Caucus 2021. #cupe932 https://t.co/kNM2pS4ZD2
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@krushowy: BREAKING: All Toronto schools to close as of tomorrow, moving students to online learning #tdsb #tcdsb Story soon at https://t.co/SbiJ3RsKDn
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@CUPE905: Markham residents did you know your local library has the highest rate of layoffs in the GTHA? Markham residents are receiving far less. CUPE 905 calls for a safe return to library service across Markham. Sign the petition here: https://t.co/YpIBwgGlrK https://t.co/whDF0nzFYZ