U of T unions protest fall return to in-person classes

July 27, 2020
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Toronto Star

Six of the University of Toronto’s staff and faculty unions are petitioning against the school’s fall reopening plan saying it “does not guarantee a safe return to in-person work.”

The petition, which has garnered over 1,200 supporters, has been signed by the unions representing U of T contract academic workers, faculty and librarians, administrative and technical workers, library workers, service workers and OISE graduate assistants.

“Until the safety of students and workers can be guaranteed, in-person learning, teaching, librarianship, and other academic work should be paused,” the petition reads.

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