“The city`s full-time workers told us that the language of job security should be a priority, while part-time workers emphasized the desire to get lifts to benefits and improve planning procedures. I am proud that we have been able to achieve these priorities for our members in this agreement.¬†“This agreement is timely, affordable and responsible. When the details are released after ratification by the union and the council, you will see that the agreement meets the city`s objectives,” Tory said in a statement released Saturday. The city met its negotiating objectives, which were approved during several months of Council working committee meetings. The agreements were also ratified by majorities of members of both unions. The news comes a week after the City and its external workers ratified a new collective agreement. Last week, the City Council approved new collective agreements with Residents 416 and 79, which save the city money and provide the services on which we depend. Saturday, June 27, 2020 – Members of the Canadian Union of Local Employees 79 (CUPE Local 79) today ratified a 5-year collective agreement for their four City of Toronto bargaining units: full-time, part-time, part-time unit B and long-term care services. “I am pleased that we have reached a fair agreement during these negotiations. COVID-19 has delayed our ratification, but today we have a five-year agreement that is on time, affordable and accountable. I would like to thank our employees who continue to provide excellent services to our city during this pandemic. I appreciate their commitment and hard work for our residents.¬†Settlement Protocol between the City of Toronto and the Toronto Civic Employees Union Local 416 (CUPE) – January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2024. “The five-year contract is fair to the people of Toronto and the 79 local workers,” the city said in a statement.

The five-year collective agreements between CUPE Local 79 and the City of Toronto cover the period from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2024. TORONTO — The City of Toronto and the union representing its more than 20,000 workers have reached a preliminary agreement to avoid a possible work stoppage.