Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

March 12, 2014 09:42 ET

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

AMHERSTBURG, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 12, 2014) - On Friday, March 14, local frontline workers in developmental services will host a visit to their workplace by Taras Natyshak MPP. The direct support workers are members of Local 3137 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).

Taras Natyshak, MPP for Essex, makes the visit in recognition of Developmental Services Worker Appreciation Day in Essex County.

WHO: Taras Natyshak, MPP for Essex
Srila Perine, President, CUPE Local 3137
Karen Charette, Director, Community Living Operations,
Community Living Essex County
WHAT: Developmental Service Worker Appreciation Day
WHEN: Friday, March 14, 2014 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Channel, a support program of Community Living Essex County
260 Bathurst Street, Amherstburg, 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 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, ext 240 or 416-206-5609