CUPE Local 79

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 79

Location: Toronto, ON

Number of members: 18,000

Client since: 2010

Website: http://www.cupelocal79.org

CUPE Local 79 is the largest municipal local in Canada with a membership of approximately 18,000. Local 79 represents the full-time and part-time employees of the city of Toronto, Bridgepoint Hospital and the Toronto Community Housing Corp. Areas of representation include public health, homes for the aged, social services, parks and recreation, housing and court services, child care workers, ambulance dispatchers, nurses, city planners, hospital workers, building inspectors, shelter and hostel staff, public health nurses, water and sewage treatment employees and cleaners who work in numerous locations across Toronto, including police stations.