Posts Filed Under: CUPE Local 79
"Our members are front-line community workers in a city that's already struggling under a social infrastructure deficit. We are worried that the social impacts of a casino could overwhelm Toronto's already strained social support system."
Happy Friday, you! You totally earned this. And so: despite yesterday's defeat, Rob Ford doggedly insists he'll fight for subways to the death—or at the very least till the next election; a strike or lockout deadline looms for the city's largest union; Air Canada workers go on a wildcat strike at Pearson airport; and Catholic students are sent home for wearing shorts (and also khakis).
Happy happiest day of the week. Some news for ya: the TTC board could be completely revamped as of Monday; a strike or lockout may be imminent for the city's largest civic union; the Toronto Maple Leafs coach has been sacked; wind stops a wind-turbine protest; and there's going to be wind—like, so much.