Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

September 14, 2015 11:48 ET

Media Advisory: Grand Forks workers call for respect in workplace

GRAND FORKS, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 14, 2015) - City municipal workers will be taking their message to city hall tonight. The union wants answers on a City of Grand Forks press release calling for higher taxes, cuts to public services and the elimination of local jobs.

CUPE Local 4728 president Sukie Lawrence says his members "want city council to know we want a workplace built on respect, not on recriminations and revenge."

Where: Grands Forks City Hall, 7217 - 4th Street in upstairs Council Chambers

When: Today, Monday, Sept. 14, beginning at 7 pm

Contact Information

  • Sukie Lawrence
    CUPE Local 4728 President
    250-443-1687

    Murray Bush
    CUPE National Communications Representative
    778-554-2234
    mbush@cupe.ca