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Description: Toronto city council has voted unanimously to approve a new collective agreement with the city’s outside workers. Inside workers remain without an agreement.

Source: CBC

Date: 02/29/2016


Related links:

CTV story
Toronto Star story
Prof. David Doorey’s blog
Toronto council labour relations committee
CUPE Local 416 news release
CUPE Local 416

Questions for discussion:

• What sort of jobs do Local 416 members do?
• What are the key elements of the new agreement?
• What effect will this contract have on union members’ job security?
• What is the so-called “jobs for life” provision?
• Knowing what you know about this contract, would you vote in favour of it if you were a member of Local 416?