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...

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...

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@AuntTallulah @JILLSLASTWORD @TheAliceQuinn Waiitttt! I think we ran into you while putting up signs?!
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@CUPEOntario: Did you know: Voting opens today! Advance Voting is open May 19 - 28, BUT it’s open on different days depending on your riding, so check with Elections Ontario: Enter your postal code -> Click Learn more under Other Days and Ways to Vote. https://t.co/jYsR5Phbdl https://t.co/MvUPd6W0pk
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Toronto Public #libraryworkers Melanie & Alice spent a rainy few hrs earlier this week hammering signs in for #teamFelicia! In 2018 Felicia was approx 900 votes away from winning! We're SO CLOSE to turning #scarboroughrougepark orange this time! @FeliciaScarbTO #onpoli #onlab https://t.co/m7wgOFWEWH
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Toronto Public #libraryworkers Alice, Jesse & Emma are finishing up a shift putting up signs for @JILLSLASTWORD ! We ran into someone on her way to a volunteer shift too who said she's so happy to see so many NDP volunteers out! Go #teamjill ! #ondp #onlab #onpoli https://t.co/XDY7y9ISrO
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It was a beautiful day for a rally 😎 Jinkie, Alice & Maddy attended the the Rally for Climate, Communities & Nature today! @torontolabour #ClimateCrisis #ClimateActionNow #torontolabour #TOpoli https://t.co/5UEWVlKUkH