City reaches tentative agreement with CUPE Local 79

TORONTO, March 3, 2016 /CNW/ - The City of Toronto has reached a tentative agreement with CUPE Local 79, which represents the City's 21,000 active inside workers. 

Details of the agreement will be released once it is ratified by the Local 79 membership and subsequently approved by City Council. 

A new agreement with the City's 4,200 active outside workers, represented by Toronto Civic Employees' Union Local 416 (CUPE), was approved by City Council on February 29.

City services and programs continue as usual. 

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us@TorontoComms

SOURCE City of Toronto

For further information: Media contact: Wynna Brown, Strategic Communications,, 416-919-6503


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