Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)

Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)

January 21, 2008 10:02 ET

Media Advisory-OPSEU: Part-Time College Workers in Ottawa Seek Representation in Largest Union Drive in Ontario's History

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 21, 2008) - A news conference will be held Tuesday by part-time college workers seeking to join the Ontario Public Service Employees Union.

OPSEU is working to sign up about 1,200 faculty and support staff from Algonquin College, as part of the largest union drive in the history of Ontario.

Details of the event are as follows:

What: News conference with part-time college workers

When: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Main Entrance to Algonquin College, C Building (Woodroffe just south of Baseline)

Who: Roger Couvrette, provincial spokesperson for part-time workers' association; and local campaign organizers for college workers in Ottawa

Workers at Algonquin College will also be demonstrating Tuesday morning against the college's efforts to block the union's efforts to communicate with part-time workers.

Contact Information

  • Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)
    Roger Couvrette
    (cell) (416) 553-0769