Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

June 16, 2011 10:00 ET

Media Advisory: CUPE Renfrew District Council to deliver a cheque to workers on strike for more than 420 days

PEMBROKE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 16, 2011) - A delegation representing CUPE Renfrew District Council will be on the picket line to show solidarity with 36 workers from Commonwealth Plywood on strike since April 21, 2010.

LeeAnn Sommerville, president of CUPE Renfrew District Council will present a cheque in support of United Steelworkers Union local 1-1000 that have been on the picket line refusing concessions and roll-backs from their employer for more than 420 days.

WHO:A delegation representing CUPE Renfrew District Council
WHEN:Friday, June 17, 2011
WHERE:Commonwealth Plywood Plant entrance
794 River Road, Pembroke, Ontario K8A 6X7
TIME:9:00 AM

Contact Information

  • CUPE Renfrew District Council
    LeeAnn Sommerville
    613-433-4621

    CUPE National Representative
    Dan Pike
    613-868-3636 (cell)