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.

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June 12th, 2020
Brothers and Sisters:

Please go to the Resources tab and view the document “Message from The President – June 12 2020” for our response to the latest announcement from the CAO regarding vacation usage.

We would also like to take this time to remind our Part-Time staff who are currently on lay off that the Corporation has begun posting job opportunities as they become available. The Corporation will post jobs here as they become available. All Part-Time staff are encouraged to apply for these positions accordingly.

The link can be found below:

In Solidarity,
CUPE Local 53 Executive