City and CUPE set additional negotiation dates

Guelph, Ont., February 17, 2016 – The City of Guelph and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) locals 241, 973 and 1946, representing outside, office and library city employees, continue to work to reach a collective agreement.

Both the City and CUPE bargaining teams have agreed to meet on February 18, 19 and March 1 to discuss agreements for locals 241 and 973, and on Saturday, February 20 to talk about the local 1946 agreement.

The City is committed to working with CUPE to reach a collective agreement that is fair for employees, reasonable and affordable for citizens, and aligns with settlements of other unionized employee groups.

Regular updates will be posted online at

For more information

David Godwaldt
General Manager, Human Resources
City of Guelph
519-822-1260, extension 2848