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The Essex Public Library Workers, Local 2974, have been out on strike since June 25, 2016.  This is threatening to become the worst public library strike in Canadian history.

The Toronto Public Library Workers stand united with the small band of 58 library workers who are up against an unfair employer. 

All the public libraries in Essex County have been closed since June 25. 

The Toronto Public Library Workers Union Local 4948 will be heading out to Essex County on November 26 to deliver donations to Local 2974's food bank. Workers in our Toronto branches are happy to help.

If you would like to see what you can do to help support these library workers, click here.  

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