Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)



Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

February 20, 2014 12:17 ET

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

TECUMSEH, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 20, 2014) - On Friday, February 21, local frontline workers in developmental services will host a visit to their workplace by Percy Hatfield MPP. The direct support workers are members of Local 3137 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).

Percy Hatfield, MPP for Windsor - Tecumseh, makes the visit in recognition of Developmental Services Worker Appreciation Day in Essex County.

WHO: Percy Hatfield, MPP for Windsor - Tecumseh
Srila Perine, President, CUPE Local 3137
Nancy Wallace-Gero, Executive Director, Community Living Essex County
WHAT: Developmental Service Worker Appreciation Day
WHEN: Friday, February 21, 2014, at 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Northshore, a Support Program of Community Living Essex County
13158 Tecumseh Rd East, Tecumseh

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 throughout the community.

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

Contact Information

  • Srila Perine
    President, CUPE Local 3137
    519-971-3724

    Mary Unan
    CUPE Communications
    416-739-3999