Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 4400 (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 4400 (CUPE)

July 14, 2009 15:14 ET

Civic Workers' Strike-Solidarity on the Line by Toronto Education Workers

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 14, 2009) - Members of CUPE 4400, Toronto Education Workers, will be joining the CUPE 416 and 79 picket line at the North York Municipal Building on Wednesday July 15th for "Lunch on the Line".

"We have been out on strike twice, the second time for 4 weeks, so we know how hard it is," said Katie McGovern, Local 4400 Recording & Corresponding Secretary.

Local 4400 members work in over 1,000 locations across Toronto, one of which is located next door to the Municipal Building, at the Toronto District School Board's Administration Centre at 5050 Yonge Street.

"Our members will come out and share lunch with our sisters and brothers from Local 79 and 416 who are on the line", said McGovern. "Solidarity is not just the title of a song - it is a way of life".

DATE: Wednesday, July 15
TIME: 12:00 - 2:00 PM
PLACE: Outside 5050 Yonge Street

Contact Information

  • CUPE Local 4400
    Katie McGovern
    Recording & Corresponding Secretary
    Cell: 416-885-5075
    CUPE Local 4400
    Marie Coulter
    Executive Member
    Cell: 416-660-6004