Collective Agreement Ratified by CUPE Local 1989

MISSISSAUGA, July 25, 2016 – Library union CUPE Local 1989 has ratified a four year collective agreement.

All City of Mississauga Library facilities will reopen with regular hours at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, pending ratification of the agreement by the Mississauga Library Board and Mississauga City Council.

Book drops are closed and late fines are waived until the reopening. Regular programming will resume on July 28, 2016.

The City of Mississauga and Library Union CUPE Local 1989 reached a tentative memorandum of settlement on July 21, 2016. 
 
For more information about Mississauga libraries, visit mississauga.ca/library.

City of Mississauga Reaches Tentative Settlement with Library Union CUPE Local 1989

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 21, 2016 – The City of Mississauga and Library Union CUPE Local 1989 have reached a tentative memorandum of settlement.

The tentative settlement will be presented to the members of CUPE Local 1989 for ratification. It will then be presented to the Mississauga Library Board and Mississauga City Council for ratification.

Details of the settlement will be shared after ratification.

Sign Up for eBill to View Tax Bills Online

The City of Mississauga now offers property owners the convenience of viewing their interim and final property tax bills online through eBill.

“We are pleased to provide eBill as a convenient, secure and paperless way to view property tax bills,” said Connie Mesih, Director, Revenue and Materiel Management. “eBill enables the City to serve customers better through technology while saving postage, paper and processing costs.”

Anyone registering for eBill will receive confirmation via email. When the interim and final property tax bills are issued, an email will advise that the tax bill is ready to be viewed on the City’s Tax Self-Service website, starting with the 2017 interim bill.

eBill recipients will no longer get a paper copy through regular mail.

A Tax Personal Information Number (PIN) is required in order to sign up for eBill. Anyone who does not have a Tax PIN can request one on the Tax Self-Service website.

For more information, visit <a href=”http://mississauga.ca/ebill”>mississauga.ca/ebill</a>.

City of Mississauga’s Offer Rejected by Library Union

Libraries Close due to Strike by CUPE 1989

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 3, 2016 – The City of Mississauga, the Mississauga Library Board and CUPE Local 1989 have been in negotiations since June 12, 2015. Since the outset of negotiations, the City’s goal has always been to achieve a collective agreement that is fair and competitive to our employees and our taxpayers. The City offered the Union’s bargaining committee wage increases and benefit improvements, but CUPE 1989 rejected the offer and have opted to strike.

All City of Mississauga Libraries are closed July 4 until further notice, due to a strike with CUPE 1989. Continue reading City of Mississauga’s Offer Rejected by Library Union