Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

June 04, 2009 08:00 ET

REPEAT-CUPE: City of Toronto Municipal Union Presidents Offer Bargaining Update

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 4, 2009) - Ann Dembinski, president of CUPE Local 79, and Mark Ferguson, president of Toronto Civic Employees Union CUPE Local 416, will provide media with an update on bargaining with the City of Toronto today.

Ferguson and Dembinski will hold a news conference at 2:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Centre Toronto, Sheraton Hall 'E', 123 Queen Street West.

Both locals received overwhelming strike mandates from their members in recent votes. Together they represent more than 24,000 full-time, part-time and temporary workers employed directly by the City of Toronto. They have been without a contract since December 31, 2008.

Contact Information

  • CUPE Communications
    Pat Daley
    416-292-3999 or Cell: 416-616-6142