Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

March 20, 2009 11:27 ET

Media Advisory: CUPE Members to Announce Campaign on Developmental Services Funding

WINDSOR, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 20, 2009) - Representatives of CUPE developmental service workers in the southwest area will hold a news conference on March 23, 2009 at 10 a.m. at Community Living Essex County to announce a pre-budget campaign on provincial funding for developmental services.

"Our members are concerned about the provincial economy and what lies ahead for these important supports for persons with a developmental disability," commented Srila Perine, president of CUPE 3137 and Charlotte O'Neil, president of CUPE 2345. They will be joined at the news conference by Nancy Wallace Gero, executive director of Community Living Essex, and Melodie Cook, operations director for Community Living Windsor, and other community supporters.

WHO: CUPE 3137 and 2345, representing developmental service workers in
southwestern Ontario, along with Community Living Essex and
Community Living Windsor

WHAT: Announce pre-budget campaign on development services funding

WHEN: 10 a.m., March 23, 2009

WHERE: Community Living Essex, 372 Talbot St. North, Town of Essex

Contact Information

  • CUPE
    Srila Perine
    President, CUPE 3137
    (519) 971-3724
    Charlotte O'Neil
    President, CUPE 2345
    (519) 990-4854