Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)



Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

February 06, 2014 11:28 ET

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

GUELPH, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 6, 2014) - On Friday, February 7, local frontline workers in developmental services will host a visit to their workplace by the Honourable Liz Sandals MPP. The direct support workers are members of Local 4392 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).

Hon. Liz Sandals, MPP for Guelph, makes the visit in recognition of Developmental Services Worker Appreciation Day in Guelph.

WHO: Liz Sandals, MPP for Guelph
Joanne Smithers, President, CUPE Local 4392
Bob Butella, Executive Director, Community Living Guelph Wellington
WHAT: Developmental Service Worker Appreciation Day
WHEN: Friday, February 7, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Holiday Home Group Home, Community Living Guelph Wellington
87 Silvercreek Parkway North, Guelph

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

  • Joanne Smithers
    President, CUPE Local 4392
    519-820-5945

    Mary Unan
    CUPE Communications
    416-206-5609