City of Mississauga Reaches Tentative Settlement with Library Union CUPE Local 1989

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 21, 2016 – The City of Mississauga and Library Union CUPE Local 1989 have reached a tentative memorandum of settlement.

The tentative settlement will be presented to the members of CUPE Local 1989 for ratification. It will then be presented to the Mississauga Library Board and Mississauga City Council for ratification.

Details of the settlement will be shared after ratification.

Sign Up for eBill to View Tax Bills Online

The City of Mississauga now offers property owners the convenience of viewing their interim and final property tax bills online through eBill.

“We are pleased to provide eBill as a convenient, secure and paperless way to view property tax bills,” said Connie Mesih, Director, Revenue and Materiel Management. “eBill enables the City to serve customers better through technology while saving postage, paper and processing costs.”

Anyone registering for eBill will receive confirmation via email. When the interim and final property tax bills are issued, an email will advise that the tax bill is ready to be viewed on the City’s Tax Self-Service website, starting with the 2017 interim bill.

eBill recipients will no longer get a paper copy through regular mail.

A Tax Personal Information Number (PIN) is required in order to sign up for eBill. Anyone who does not have a Tax PIN can request one on the Tax Self-Service website.

For more information, visit mississauga.ca/ebill.

City of Mississauga’s Offer Rejected by Library Union

Libraries Close due to Strike by CUPE 1989

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 3, 2016 – The City of Mississauga, the Mississauga Library Board and CUPE Local 1989 have been in negotiations since June 12, 2015. Since the outset of negotiations, the City’s goal has always been to achieve a collective agreement that is fair and competitive to our employees and our taxpayers. The City offered the Union’s bargaining committee wage increases and benefit improvements, but CUPE 1989 rejected the offer and have opted to strike.

All City of Mississauga Libraries are closed July 4 until further notice, due to a strike with CUPE 1989. Continue reading City of Mississauga’s Offer Rejected by Library Union

82 Per Cent of MiWay Customers Satisfied with Transit Service

For the third time, MiWay has received an overall customer satisfaction rating of 82 per cent in the bi-annual market research study done between November and December 2015.

“The high overall customer service rating shows us that we are on the right path as we focus on customer service and growth in ridership,” said Geoff Marinoff, Director of Transit. “The results tell us that our customers want more frequent and reliable service. Integrating the full Mississauga Transitway into MiWay’s service network will allow for more travel on our dedicated transit corridor and help us to continually improve travel options for those who live and work in Mississauga.” Continue reading 82 Per Cent of MiWay Customers Satisfied with Transit Service