CUPE Local 53 represents over 500 full time and part time employees at the Town of Whitby & the Town of Uxbridge. We are in your neighbourhoods maintaining roads, clearing snow, collecting waste, rescuing animals, trimming street trees, reviewing and inspecting new construction, and keeping our parks and facilities clean and beautiful.

CUPE Local 53 members serve as clerks, cleaners, lifeguards, gardeners, labourers, by-law officers, inspectors, crossing guards, program coordinators, planners, and many other occupations. Each one of these jobs is important. We also ensure that the facilities are welcoming, fun and safe for you and your family to enjoy, as we ensure business runs smoothly and efficiently within the Town of Whitby & the Town of Uxbridge.

As part of CUPE, we stand with more than half a million public sector workers across the country. We are affiliated with Durham Northumberland CUPE District Council, Durham Labour Council and the Ontario Federation of Labour. We are a compassionate and thoughtful local, working together to provide top quality public services.

Latest News!

October 14, 2021

CUPE Local 53 negotiating committees are heading back to negotiations the week of October 25-29th.

October 1, 2021

Hello CUPE 53 Members,

We are organizing a Thanksgiving Day picnic at Heydenshore Park on Sunday, October 3 from 1pm to 4pm free of cost for all Whitby residents. The event will feature free food and activities for all age groups including ladder golf, hula hoops and colouring books.

Come down and have some socially distanced fun with you co-workers and fellow Whitby residents. Everyone is invited. See you there.

See the NEWS and Media sections for more information.

In Solidarity,
Rob Radford
CUPE Local 53