Tag Archives: Strikes

Toronto libraries reopen after 10-day strike

CBC News – “Torontos public library workers are back on the job after voting to approve a new contract on Thursday.CUPE Local 4948 president Maureen OReilly says the agreement reached between the union and the city is a victory for the union, which represents 2,300 library workers.”We convinced the board to give up their attack on quality jobs,” OReilly said.”

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Walkout to shut down Toronto public libraries

The Globe and Mail – “Toronto’s public libraries, one of the early areas of friction in Rob Ford’s drive to cut public spending, are now the scene of the first strike of the mayor’s 15-month-old administration. The city’s 98 library branches are expected to remain closed Monday while 2,300 employees begin picketing after a marathon round of negotiations during the weekend failed to resolve differences on job security for part-time staff.”

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The Possible Strike In Victoria, CA

Have you been reading about this?

Kim Westad
– “Greater Victoria library workers may escalate their job action to a full strike this week, as both union and management say they’ve reached an impasse in contract negotiations.”

I flip-flop on union strikes. I can’t make up my mind whether or not they actually do any good.

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