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...

International Day of Persons With Disabilities

International Day of Persons With Disabilities

From CUPE National:  The theme for International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020 is “Not All Disabilities Are Visible.” CUPE recognizes the important message behind this theme. As workers and activists, we need to understand that not all disabilities are immediately noticeable – from mental...

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@4948president: Congrats to our very own Jinkie David for her appointment as Treasurer this evening at the @torontolabour delegates’ meeting. Jinkie is a dedicated activist and will serve well as a representative for workers in Toronto and York region. #librarywarrior https://t.co/nliwiqFrHD
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@MJWadden: @4948president @CUPEOntario @Local4948 Great article! Unfortunately, this experience of harassment extends to all library workers, including some very young pages shelving books in remote areas of our libraries.
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@4948president: Powerful words from Nancy, Cameron, and Eila as they share their frontline experiences of rising levels of violence and harassment. Thank you for bravely coming forward to speak. Libraries in Ontario should be safe spaces. ⁦@CUPEOntario⁩ @local4948 https://t.co/4izPtEfybO
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@Viveca_G: Sexual harassment, intimidation and violence on the job for #libraryworkers No one should have to face this at work. ⁦@Local4948⁩ #healthandsafety #topoli https://t.co/2qh1wZpEsr
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@4948president: Attending the Filipino Youth Fellowship graduation. This important project links Filipina/x/o youth w civic action at @cityoftoronto to build skills and leadership to make change. Congrats to all the graduates! @UARRToronto @NeethanShan @shelleycarroll @McKelvieWard25 @JohnTory