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...

Library Workers at Day of Climate Action

Library Workers at Day of Climate Action

Jinkie, a library worker, made the cover of Labour Action, along with her little activist leading the chants!  Jinkie was speaking at the Global Day of Climate Action organized by the #FridaysForFuture movement, to demand climate justice and a just, green recovery from COVID from all levels of...

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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