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Interesting Analysis of City of Toronto’s Strategy in Collective Bargaining

Interesting Analysis of City of Toronto’s Strategy in Collective Bargaining

The Globe and Mail ran a piece this week deconstructing the last round of collective bargaining between the City of Toronto and CUPE 416, the outside workers. The angle of…

Anatomy of a Work Stoppage?: Workers Ratify New 4 Year Collective Agreement

Anatomy of a Work Stoppage?:  Workers Ratify New 4 Year Collective Agreement

This is probably the last instalment of my chronology of the collective bargaining process between the City of Toronto and CUPE 416 representing Toronto’s outside workers. For the rest of…

Collective Bargaining Process Successful Again: City of Toronto, CUPE Reach Deal

Collective Bargaining Process Successful Again: City of Toronto, CUPE Reach Deal

Check out my Anatomy of a Work Stoppage? discussion here, which followed developments in the CUPE 416 and City of Toronto bargaining as it developed. February 5: Parties Announce Tentative…

Toronto Work Stoppage Situation Becomes Clearer as Deadline Looms

Toronto Work Stoppage Situation Becomes Clearer as Deadline Looms

See my ongoing diary of the City’s negotiations with CUPE 416 (outside workers) here. February 3-  City Says it Will Unilaterally Alter Conditions of Employment Starting Monday Morning Watching City…

Update: Anatomy of a Work Stoppage? No Board Report Issued

Update: Anatomy of a Work Stoppage?  No Board Report Issued

Follow my updates on the City of Toronto bargaining with its outside workers here. January 18:  No Board Report Issued, Strike/Lockout Deadline Set for Feb. 5th As expected, the Minister…

UPDATE: Anatomy of a Work Stoppage — City Blinks!

UPDATE: Anatomy of a Work Stoppage — City Blinks!

See my ongoing account of the CUPE 416 (outside workers) and City of Toronto collective bargaining here. January 16:  City Counter-Offers, Calls Union Wage Freeze a “Ploy” As expected, the…

Anatomy of a Work Stoppage (Jan 16): National Post on Union’s Offer of Wage Freeze

Anatomy of a Work Stoppage (Jan 16):  National Post on Union’s Offer of Wage Freeze

The National Post suggests that the Employer’s position that the union’s offer of a three year wage freeze isn’t enough to stop a work stoppage may not win over the…

The Anatomy of a Work Stoppage? An Ongoing Account of Toronto’s Sad Labour Relations With CUPE, Local 416

The Anatomy of a Work Stoppage?  An Ongoing Account of Toronto’s Sad Labour Relations With CUPE, Local 416

Since the City of Toronto collective bargaining situation provides a real time simulation for my students, I will use this link to do ongoing updates until a new deal is…