Quarterly Workforce Statistics – June 2022

As of the end of June 2022, there were 40,739 active employees in the Toronto Public Service. The following charts provide a breakdown of employee counts by union affiliation and employee status.

Union Affiliation

Union Number of Employees Percentage of Workforce
CUPE Local 79 27,325 67%
IAFF Local 3888 Firefighters 2,901 7%
Non-Union 5,207 13%
TCEU Local 416 Outside 5,242 13%
Tradespeople 64 0%

Employee Status

Status Number of Employees Percentage of Workforce
Full-Time Permanent 19,139 47%
Full-Time Temporary 3,972 10%
Part-Time Non-Recreation Workers 5,419 13%
Part-Time Recreation Workers 12,139 30%
Other (includes contract staff, tradespeople, etc.) 70 0%


The information above does not capture employees working in the City’s Agencies, Boards or Commissions (TTC, Police, Library, Association of Community Centres, etc.), Accountability Offices, or elected officials.

Percentages may not equal 100 per cent due to rounding.