Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

March 21, 2017 17:33 ET

CORRECTION - Show of Solidarity for Canadian Hearing Society Strikers in Oshawa from UNIFOR 222 President

OSHAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 21, 2017) - In the news release issued earlier today by Canadian Union of Public Employees, we are advised by the company that the phone number in the contact information should read 416.461.6310 rather than 416-738-4329 as originally issued. Complete correct text follows.

Colin James, President of UNIFOR Local 222, will be joining members of Local 2073 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 2073) on their picket line Wednesday morning between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. James represents 21,000 working and retired members in Durham region.

CUPE 2073 represents 227 counsellors, literacy instructors, audiologists, speech language pathologists, interpreters/interpreter trainers, clerical support, program coordinators, program assistants, information technology specialists and other staff at 24 Canadian Hearing Society offices across Ontario. They have been on strike since March 6.

What: UNIFOR Local 222 President Colin James with CUPE 2073 strikers
Where: 575 Thornton Road, North, Oshawa, ON
When: Wednesday, March 22, 10:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.

CUPE is Ontario's community union, with more than 250,000 members providing quality public services we all rely on, in every part of the province, every day. CUPE Ontario members are proud to work in social services, health care, municipalities, school boards, universities and airlines.

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