Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Atlantic

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Atlantic

July 10, 2009 14:09 ET

Group Home Workers One Step Closer to Job Action

SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - July 10, 2009) - 35 group home workers, members of CUPE Local 4896, have moved one step closer to job action.

Last night, members voted 98% in favour of strike action against the Cheticamp Association for Community Living.

CUPE National Representative John Evans says, "These workers have sent a clear message to their employer. They are seeking a fair, first collective agreement".

Says Evans, "The local and the employer are scheduled to meet with a Concilliation Officer from the Department of Labour on September 4, 2009".

Contact Information

  • John Evans
    CUPE National Representative
    902-574-1070 (Cell)
    Derrick Barrett
    CUPE Communications Rep.
    902-455-4180 (o)