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Cupe Local 79 Collective Agreement 2018

The CUPE Local 79 is one of the largest unions in Canada, representing over 20,000 employees in the City of Toronto. In 2018, the union and the city reached a new collective agreement, which outlines the rights and responsibilities of both parties for the next few years.

The new collective agreement covers a wide range of topics, including wages, benefits, working conditions, and job security. One of the main highlights of the agreement is the wage increase for CUPE Local 79 employees. Under the new agreement, employees will receive a 2.75% wage increase in each year of the agreement, effective January 1, 2018.

In addition to the wage increase, employees will also receive other benefits, such as improvements to their sick leave, family leave, and vacation entitlements. The new agreement also includes provisions to address workplace harassment and violence, as well as a commitment to improving diversity and inclusion within the City of Toronto’s workforce.

The new collective agreement also includes a number of changes to working conditions for CUPE Local 79 employees. For example, the city has agreed to modernize its scheduling practices to better accommodate employees’ work-life balance, while also providing increased opportunities for part-time employees to advance to full-time positions.

Overall, the new collective agreement between CUPE Local 79 and the City of Toronto represents a positive step forward for both parties. By working together to address the needs of employees and improve working conditions, the union and the city are helping to ensure a happier and more productive workforce for years to come. As a result, both employees and the City of Toronto can look forward to a brighter future.