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TORONTO – A tentative agreement was reached late this afternoon between Toronto Library workers, represented by Toronto Civic Employees Union, Local 416 - CUPE, and the Toronto Public Library Board avoiding a strike that would have shut down libraries across the city.

We’re very please we were able to reach a settlement for library workers,” says CUPE 416 President Brian Cochrane. “This is living proof that negotiations can be concluded successfully if both parties are determined to make a deal.”

Details of the settlement cannot be released until it has been ratified by the membership.


For further information, please contact:
Robert Lamoureux, CUPE Communications
Sue Leger, CUPE National Rep.