2021 City Budget Deputation

January 26, 2021 President Brandon Haynes delivers an impassioned deputation expressing his shock and dismay at City Hall's refusal to fund two extremely important TPL programs: Digital Literacy for Seniors and Community Librarians. https://player.vimeo.com/video/505749991

Curbside Service Delivered by Toronto Public Library Workers

Curbside Service Delivered by Toronto Public Library Workers

Dewey or don't we join in with Bernie Sanders' Mittens memes?  Of course we do (and with affection for a strong defender of working people). Please check the Toronto Public Library's website for the latest information on the services library workers provide during the lockdown in this second State...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

2020 has been a very difficult year for all workers, their family and friends.  Library workers have continued to work and deliver services that Torontonians rely on - with all the associated health and safety concerns faced by many public service workers.  Thank you for your support during these...

National Day of Remembrance and Action to End Violence Against Women

National Day of Remembrance and Action to End Violence Against Women

The Toronto Public Library Workers Union commits to the ongoing fight to end violence against women, including our murdered and missing Indigenous women. As a step in this direction, our union recently negotiated a paid leave for victims of domestic or sexual abuse. From CUPE National: On December...

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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