Toronto Public Library Workers Union

Precarious Work in TPL: Toronto's Challenge

  • Precarious Work in Toronto Public Library: Toronto's Challenge

Our Public Library Campaign

  • Our Public Library
  • Councillor Ana Bailão (English)
  • Councillor Ana Bailão (Portuguese)
  • Alejandra Bravo (English)
  • Alejandra Bravo (Spanish)
  • Paula Fletcher
  • Fred Hahn, President CUPE Ontario
  • Councillor Joe Mihevc
  • Winnie Ng (Mandarin)
  • Councillor Gord Perks
  • Rathika Sitsabaiesan (English)
  • MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan (Tamil)
  • Manna Wong (Cantonese)
  • Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam
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  • Our Public Library

Save Toronto's Public Libraries

  • Save Toronto Public Libraries
  • Save Toronto Public Libraries (abridged)

Save Our Libraries

  • Save Our Libraries - Margaret Atwood
  • Save Our Libraries - Linwood Barclay
  • Save Our Libraries - Joy Fielding
  • Save Our Libraries - Judy Fong-Bates
  • Save Our Libraries - Sylvia Fraser
  • Save Our Libraries - Vincent Lam
  • Save Our Libraries - Robert Rotenberg
  • Save Our Libraries - Susan Swan
  • Save Our Libraries - Jeremy Tankard

Press Conference introducing "Why My Library Matters To Me"

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Our Members

  • Joanna Cristini
  • Jinkie David
  • Russell Hanley
  • Vanessa Marion-Merritt
  • Stephanie Pagnello
  • Siddhant Nambiar
  • Fitzgerald Steele
  • Kathleen Tong
  • Ryan Saavedra
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TPLWU Rally at City Hall - March, 2012

  • Maureen O'Reilly at Toronto Public Library Workers Union Rally at City Hall
  • Nalini Battu at Toronto Public Library Workers Union Rally at City Hall
  • Fred Hahn at Toronto Public Library Workers Union Rally at City Hall
  • Paula Fletcher at Toronto Public Library Workers Union Rally at City Hall
  • Peggy Nash at Toronto Public Library Workers Union Rally at City Hall
  • Sarah Shujah at Toronto Public Library Workers Union Rally at City Hall
  • Three Library Workers at Toronto Public Library Workers Union Rally at City Hall
  • Cim Nunn at at Toronto Public Library Workers Union Rally at City Hall

Deputations to City of Toronto Budget Committee - 2013

  • City Council: Don't Cut Funding to Our Public Library!
  • City Council: Invest In Children!

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RT @cupenovascotia: CUPE 5047 President @melansonchris @CUPE5047 @CUPELocal227 supporting school board librarians and #nationallibraryday #…
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RT @WomenWinTO#WomenWinTO workshop is getting started! This session we're talking about stakeholder engagement & relationship-building! #…
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The UK no longer has a national public library system | Laura Swaffield https://t.co/xYl2pLXi3t@4948President
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RT @larsenesque @4948President @theurbangeog @Local4948 I was thrilled. Elated. Carnegied! Thank-you so very much. And tomorrow I shall sp…
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RT @cupelocal79: Congratulations to our amazing researcher @ChrisISamuel on the publication of his new book! Take note #TOpoli #canlab #ONp
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RT @RyanKGlobal: A CUPE-led protest is beginning outside Saskatoon City Hall, opposing a "restructuring" and layoffs at the public library.…
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RT @TheAgenda: Haven't walked into your local library branch in years? Tonight on The Agenda, find out why you should #OPLW #agendatvo htt…
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RT @DalLibraries: Today is Canadian Library Workers Day. Say thank you to a library worker today! https://t.co/KtTxokiLK0 https://t.co/aE7G
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RT @professormaja: It’s the fight against the Walmartization of higher ed @CAATfaculty @OPSEU @cupe_3906 @cupenat https://t.co/ry9Vo3Aw1A
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RT @rankandfileca: We see @TD_Canada says raising the min wage will result in 90k job lost over 10 yrs. TD made $9.3 bn in profits last yr.…
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RT @LibrarianshipCA: The Agenda with Steve Paikin: Our Changing Libraries https://t.co/0VNnck1SLm
Oct 20
Today is National Library Workers Day How kewl is that! Thank you for making our libraries work @Local4948https://t.co/KsJW79MNkD
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RT @AnthonyNMorgan: The 'whitelash' of Trump politics: CNN commentator Van Jones https://t.co/1WkIslsjzv
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RT @bravotoronto: Excited and ready to talk women's political leadership, importance of muni elections + campaign communications in Hamilto…
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RT @JSSBennett: ‘Great people are what make our libraries great’: Toronto Public Library workers celebrate Library W… https://t.co/rn783kCH
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RT @Tom_Parkin_: 36 Sears Cda execs who put company in bankruptcy to share $6.5M in bonuses (avg $180k) while workers lose severances https…
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RT @wylie_alan: The UK no longer has a national public library system https://t.co/BCcb6XpVyI 'Volunteer-run libraries don’t meet national…
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RT @torontolabour: Labour Council stands with college faculty. Send your letter of support today #onpoli #canlab https://t.co/3MsCfso6DR.
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RT @WeTeachOntario: So true for both university and college contract faculty: health and social impacts of precarious work significant, we…
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RT @Local4948: At Hot Docs now! Frederick Wiseman's doc "Ex Libris" https://t.co/d0meyaDdTT https://t.co/oUVGgJN2Cc@4948President#Pati…
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RT @torontolabour: Labour Council stands with college faculty. Send your letter of support today #onpoli #canlab https://t.co/3MsCfso6DR.
Oct 19
At Hot Docs now! Frederick Wiseman's doc "Ex Libris" https://t.co/d0meyaDdTT https://t.co/oUVGgJN2Cc@4948President#Patience #Fortitude
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RT @Local4948 @TPLWychwood#publiclibraries @torontolibrary#OntarioPublicLibraryWeek @larsenesque Recommended Reading! https://t.co/KAVcI
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RT @Local4948#publiclibraries @4948President#OntarioPublicLibraryWeek #librarywarriors #onpoli @theurbangeog @CUPEOntario#libraryworker…
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RT @Local4948#OntarioPublicLibraryWeek at @torontolibrary 100th Branch @4948President @cupeont#publiclibrary #librarywarriors #onpo
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RT @larsenesque: Another day another Carnegie Library to visit. With thanks to @4948President and @theurbangeog @torontolibrary @owlkids
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RT @larsenesque @4948President @theurbangeog @Local4948 I was thrilled. Elated. Carnegied! Thank-you so very much. And tomorrow I shall sp…
Oct 19
RT @Unisonderbycity#SOSlibraries Day tomorrow, are you ready? Support your local libraries and their staff, keep your library by not volu…
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RT @larsenesque: Another day another Carnegie Library to visit. With thanks to @4948President and @theurbangeog @torontolibrary @owlkids
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RT @torontolabour#StandWithFaculty #COLLEGESTRIKE When Faculty is precarious.. imagine students' futures !! https://t.co/DlCZvfAniF#TOpo…
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RT @FredHahnCUPE: Today is the day to show #Solidarity #Respect and #Support for @opseu#COLLEGESTRIKE #WeDesreve #ABetterPlan @CUPEOntario
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RT @4948President: I met another man today @TPLWychwood who ️ libraries author@larsenesque who wrote this great book @Local4948 https://t.
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RT @4948President: Author @larsenesque was super excited to receive one of our library bags designed by @theurbangeog @Local4948 https://t.
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#OntarioPublicLibraryWeek at @torontolibrary 100th Branch @4948President @cupeont#publiclibrary 😎😎😎… https://t.co/94wxuy4dXs
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Author @larsenesque was super excited to receive one of our library bags designed by @theurbangeog @Local4948 https://t.co/OxPP89Ntfb
Oct 19
I met another man today @TPLWychwood who ️ libraries author@larsenesque who wrote this great book @Local4948 https://t.co/sXbqmtWOrT
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RT @Local4948: Celebrate #OntarioPublicLibraryWeek! TPL #LibraryWarriors will be at @TPLScarbCentre Library 10 am Oct 19 @4948President @t
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RT @Local4948: It's Ont Public Library Week! https://t.co/rHCEkAfauP Watch for Toronto #LibraryWarriors at a branch this week @4948Presid
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Oct 16
RT @PLGGTA: You can't focus on teaching if you can't pay your rent. Stand up to precarious labour and #StandWithFaculty