Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

April 25, 2013 14:03 ET

Media Advisory: CUPE 1600 President to provide update on Toronto Zoo negotiations

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 25, 2013) - Christine McKenzie, President of Local 1600 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 1600), will provide media with an update on the status of collective bargaining with the Toronto Zoo today at 4:00 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel Toronto East.

Bargaining between Local 1600 and the Toronto Zoo has been underway for several months. If an agreement is not reached by both sides, a labour disruption could take place at 12:01 a.m. tomorrow.

Local 1600 will provide further updates throughout the day. Media seeking information are asked to contact Kevin Wilson, CUPE Communications, at 416-821-6641.

WHO: Christine McKenzie, President, CUPE Local 1600
WHEN: Today (April 25), 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Radisson Hotel Toronto East, 55 Hallcrown Place
(Just north of Hwy 401 and Victoria Park), Courtney Room 'A'
WHY: To update the public and media on the status of collective bargaining between CUPE Local 1600 and the Toronto Zoo.

Contact Information

  • CUPE Communications
    Kevin Wilson
    416-821-6641