Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)



Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

January 28, 2014 14:25 ET

Media Advisory: In honour of Developmental Service Worker Appreciation Day, Bob Bailey MPP joins frontline support workers on the job

SARNIA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 28, 2014) - On Wednesday, January 29, frontline workers in developmental services will host a visit to their workplace by Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey. The direct support workers are members of Local 4370 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).

Bob Bailey MPP makes the visit in recognition of Developmental Services Worker Appreciation Day in Sarnia.

WHO: Bob Bailey, MPP for Sarnia-Lambton
Brian Biggers, President, CUPE 4370
John Hagens, Executive Director, Community Living Sarnia-Lambton
WHAT: Developmental Service Worker Appreciation Day
WHEN: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
from 11:30 am to 12 noon
WHERE: Community Living Sarnia-Lambton
822 Confederation Street
Sarnia, Ontario

CUPE marks Developmental Service Worker Appreciation Day each year to highlight the vital supports and services that direct support workers provide to people with developmental disabilities in the community.

CUPE represents 8,000 direct support workers in developmental services in Ontario.

Contact Information

  • CUPE Local 4370
    Brian Biggers
    519-333-7109

    CUPE Communications
    Mary Unan
    416-206-5609