Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

November 14, 2010 15:35 ET

Media Advisory: Carleton U. Employees Set-Up Strike Information Pickets

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 14, 2010) - On November 15th, representatives from two of the largest trade unions at Carleton University will be handing information leaflet about Carleton's dismal labour relations and to warn students about a possible strike this week.

This information picket is organized by CUPE Local 2424 representing 800 offices, professional and technical staff, and CUPE Local 4600 representing 2200 Teaching Assistant's and Contract Instructors. Both groups have expressed frustration with the university bargaining position and have sought strike mandates. 

This event will occur at the two vehicle entrances into Carleton University starting at 7:30 am.

What: An information leaflet about CUPE 2424 and CUPE 4600 bargaining with, Carleton University
Who: Carleton University Support Staff, Teaching Assistants and Contract Instructors
When: Monday, November 15, 2010, from 7:30 am until 9:30 am
Where: Carleton University entrances at Bronson Avenue and Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

Contact Information

  • Susan Arab
    CUPE National Representative
    Cell: 613-769-7553
    John Gilles
    CUPE National Representative
    Cell: 613-761-2569
    Wiz Long
    CUPE Local 2424 President
    James Meades
    CUPE 4600 Co-President