Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

October 06, 2014 15:14 ET

Media Advisory: CUPE discusses fairness, bargaining and political strategies at conference

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 6, 2014) - The Canadian Union of Public Employees is holding its first National Sector Council Conference in Toronto. Members from across the country representing CUPE's 11 sectors are gathering to share knowledge and best practices about achieving decent pensions, fair working conditions and a real living wage.

Keynote addresses by Paul Moist, CUPE National President, Lee Saunders, President of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, and Betsy Hoover, Digital Partner, 270 Strategies and Director of Digital Organizing for Obama's 2012 campaign, are open to the media.

CUPE represents 628,000 public sector workers across the country. The goal of the conference is to strengthen CUPE's power at the bargaining table and in the political arena.

Who: Canadian Union of Public Employees
When: Monday, October 6 to Thursday, October 9
Paul Moist, CUPE National President
October 6, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Lee Saunders, AFSCME President
October 8, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Betsy Hoover, Digital Partner, 270 Strategies
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where: Sheraton Centre Hotel, Toronto, Ontario
Grand Ballroom, Lower Concourse

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