How Much Are Toronto’s Librarians Worth?

Source: Torontoist Union president Maureen O’Reilly says the time has come for the city to treat its library workers properly. BY TANNARA YELLAND The Toronto Public Library is, as union president Maureen O’Reilly will be the first to tell you, the most-used...

Librarians fight rise of precarious work

Source: CBC Unpredictable employment spreads to white-collar jobs once considered realms of stablility The Canadian Press They’re part-time employees without health benefits or pensions who work split shifts at a number of different locations each week. From one...

Toronto library workers in contract talks with city

Source: Toronto Star By: David Rider City The Mayor John Tory administration has new contracts with inside and outside workers but librarians — the only city staff to strike during the Ford years — are at the bargaining table and not happy. “Our big issue is...