Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

June 16, 2010 13:09 ET

Media Advisory: CUPE Ontario Top Leaders to Visit Red Cross Picket Line

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 16, 2010) - Newly elected Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario President Fred Hahn and Secretary Treasurer Candace Rennick will visit Mississauga Red Cross drivers on the picket line on Thursday June 17, 2010.

The two senior CUPE Ontario Officers are coming to Mississauga to demonstrate their support for a newly organized group of workers, struggling to earn a living wage and to underscore the importance of this first contract battle for all Ontario workers. The 40 Red Cross drivers went on strike June 7, 2010.

WHO: Fred Hahn, President: CUPE Ontario
  Candace Rennick, Secretary-Treasurer: CUPE Ontario
   
WHAT: Visit and remarks at Red Cross picket line
   
WHEN: 1:00pm, Thursday, June 17, 2010
   
WHERE: 5700 Cancross Court, Mississauga, ON. (park on Avebury Road, same as Cancross, on other side of Matheson Road)

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