Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

June 01, 2009 15:10 ET

Media Advisory: CUPE National President Will Address Media on Tuesday

WINDSOR, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 1, 2009) - The leadership of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will address media during a press conference to be held on Tuesday, June 2nd, at 10:30 AM.

Paul Moist, National President of CUPE and Sid Ryan, President of CUPE Ontario, will join James Wood and Jean Fox, leaders of CUPE local 82 and local 543, representing Windsor municipal workers.



What: Media conference

Who: Paul Moist, National President of CUPE and
Sid Ryan, President of CUPE Ontario

When: Tuesday, June 2nd - 10:30 AM

Where: Hampton Inn and Suites in Windsor (1840 Huron Church Road),
Salon A-B


CUPE local 82, representing outside workers, has been on strike since Wednesday, April 15th. Their colleagues of local 543, the inside workers, joined the picket line on Saturday, April 18th.

CUPE is Canada's largest union, representing around 590,000 workers in sectors such as municipalities, health care, education, libraries, universities, social services, public utilities, transportation, emergency services and airlines.

Contact Information

  • CUPE communications
    Luc Tittley
    416-910-2389