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New FAQ added: "I've been asked to work during my Earned Day Off (EDO) for the purpose of training for my position in preparation of a possible work stoppage. Is this allowed?"

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This page, restricted to member-login only, lists common questions and answers the Union Office has received prior to and during City and EPL Emergency Bargaining Meetings.

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Latest News

TWOSE MOA Ratification Vote

Posted on 2/20/2024
A Memorandum of Agreement between TWOSE and CSU 52 has been reached. The MOA requires ratification by both the Employer and the Union and will form the new Collective Agreement.

General Meeting Minutes

Posted on 2/20/2024
(MEMBER ACCESS ONLY) Added: Draft minutes of the January 9, 2024 General Membership Meeting

Strike and Lockout FAQs

Posted on 2/16/2024
FAQs about strikes and lockouts. Added: "I've been asked to work during my Earned Day Off (EDO) for the purpose of training for my position in preparation of a possible work stoppage. Is this allowed?"

EPL and COE Bargaining Update - We found a way to say YES!

Posted on 2/14/2024
Remember, a strike mandate does not mean a strike is imminent; it demonstrates to the employer that members are united and serious in our fight for a fair deal and gives the Union the ability to authorize a strike within 72 hours if all else fails...

Strike Mandate Results

Posted on 2/13/2024
EPL and COE members have overwhelmingly voted in favour of a strike mandate. Our members stand together in unwavering determination to secure a fair and equitable agreement.

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