Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario



Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

December 19, 2012 15:28 ET

Media Advisory: CUPE leaders to make public statement on Bill 115 and threatened December 31 deadline

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 19, 2012) - Tomorrow at Queen's Park, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will be making a significant statement regarding Bill 115 and the education minister's threats to impose a December 31 deadline on bargaining.

CUPE National President Paul Moist will make the announcement at 2:00 p.m., together with CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn and Terri Preston, chair of CUPE's Ontario School Board Coordinating Committee.

CUPE represents 55,000 support workers in public, Catholic, French and English boards across the province. These workers are the educational assistants, school secretaries, instructors, early childhood educators, community advisory staff, food service workers, library technicians, custodians and others who are the backbone of our education system.

WHO: Paul Moist, President, CUPE National
Fred Hahn, President, CUPE Ontario
Terri Preston, Chair, Ontario School Board Coordinating Committee
WHAT: Statement regarding Bill 115 and media availability
WHEN: 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 20
WHERE: Media Studio, Queen's Park, Toronto

Contact Information

  • CUPE Communications
    Craig Saunders
    416-576-7376