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TORONTO, Ont. – Workers at the Toronto Zoo, members of CUPE 1600, have reached a tentative agreement avoiding work disruption.  


We entered bargaining for a new collective agreement at the end of February,” said CUPE 1600 President Grant Ankeman.


Negotiations have proceeded smoothly during the last two months and we have arrived at a tentative agreement which is mutually acceptable. Upon ratification by our membership we will have a new 3 year contract.”


Details of the tentative agreement will be made public following the ratification vote to be held Tuesday, May 11.




For further information, please contact: 

Grant Ankeman, Local 1600 President     416-579-2873 

Russ Armstrong, CUPE National Representative   416-953-9527 

Wendy Forbes, CUPE Communications      416-292-3999