Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

June 09, 2017 14:28 ET

Media Advisory: Lawsuit against Premier and Ministers goes to court Monday

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 9, 2017) - The lawsuit against the Premier and Ministers of Energy and Finance, for misfeasance over the sale of shares in Hydro One, will begin Monday morning.

The misfeasance suit, filed by Fred Hahn and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) in December, is set to overcome its first hurdle as the government tries to make a case for dismissal. The hearing begins at 10:00 a.m.

WHAT: Hearing in lawsuit against the Premier and Ministers of Energy and Finance
WHERE: Court Room 804 at 393 University Avenue, Toronto, ON
WHEN: Monday, June 12, 2017, beginning at 10:00 a.m.
WHO: Canadian Union of Public Employees, Fred Hahn, Diane Dowling and John Clarke, represented by Steven Shrybman and Goldblatt Partners LLP vs. the Premier of Ontario, the Minister of Finance and the Minister of Energy

Fred Hahn, President of CUPE Ontario, will be in court with media availability prior to the proceedings and over the lunch break.

CUPE is Ontario's community union, with more than 260,000 members providing quality public services we all rely on, in every part of the province, every day. CUPE Ontario members are proud to work in social services, health care, municipalities, school boards, universities and airlines.

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