Statement - City of Toronto and CUPE Local 79 resume bargaining



    TORONTO, June 9 /CNW/ - The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)
Local 79 and the City of Toronto today issued the following joint-statement:

    On Friday, June 5, 2009 the mediator requested that the Canadian Union of
Public Employees (CUPE) Local 79 and the City of Toronto withdraw the
complaints of bargaining in bad faith and return to the bargaining table. In
the interest of moving bargaining forward, both the City and CUPE Local 79
have agreed to the mediator's request. The City and CUPE Local 79 returned to
full bargaining on Monday, June 8, 2009. In addition, CUPE Local 79 and the
City of Toronto have agreed to the mediator's recommendation that there be no
further comments on the negotiations at this time.

    
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For further information:

For further information: Media contacts: Pat Daley, CUPE Communications,
(416) 292-3999 ext 240 (office), (416) 616-6142 (cell), pdaley@cupe.ca; Kevin
Sack, Director, Strategic Communications, City of Toronto, (416) 397-5277
(office), (416) 919-6500 (cell), ksack@toronto.ca


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