Local Affiliations

Links to organizations with whom the Local is affiliated.

CUPE National: CUPE is Canada’s largest union, representing around 600,000 members in various health care, education, municipalities, libraries, universities, social services, public utilities, transportation, emergency services and airlines.  As a Local of CUPE, we have access to a National Strike Fund, communications, educational programmes, research and assistance with grievances and bargaining.

CUPE Ontario Division:  CUPE Ontario is the provincial political wing of the National Union.  Representing more than 200,000 members, it is a powerful political voice representing our issues as public- and university-sector workers.

CUPE Toronto District Council: CUPE Council brings together Toronto-area CUPE locals on issues such as community projects, political action and bargaining support.

Toronto and York Region Labour Council (TYRLC): The TYRLC is a central labour body representing 195,000 workers from hundreds of local unions. Its mandate is to organize and advocate on issues that are vital to working people throughout the region, and to carry out local campaigns for the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC).