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Tentative Agreement Reached Between CUPE & Teaching Assistants at U of Toronto
A tentative agreement has been reached between CUPE Local 3902 and Teaching Assistants at the University of Toronto. The strike deadline was extended at midnight as both sides continued to talk into the wee hours of the morning before coming to the agreement. The group is looking for a modest salary increase from $15,000 to $23,000. CUPE claims that nearly 60% of the teaching is provided by non-tenured staff but less than 4% of the yearly operating budget is allocated for this role. Similar...
Honickman - The New Face Of TTC Fare Inspectors
The TTC board wants to put a gentler public face on the system's new team of fare inspectors.  A new testing period will have the team dressed in more "customer friendly" uniforms and removing their batons and handcuffs.  Along with this revamp, a new proof of payment fare system will soon be implemented.  TTC chief executive Andy Byford said he is concerned about the safety of officers in charge of making riders pay on a system where bus and streetcar drivers regularly face assault and abuse...

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