Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

February 07, 2011 13:08 ET

Media Advisory: Mark Ferguson, President of CUPE Local 416, Calls Press Conference on Contracting Out Waste Collection in Toronto

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 7, 2011) - Mark Ferguson, president of CUPE Local 416 has called a press conference today, February 7 at 2:30 p.m. to address the issue of contracting out Toronto's solid waste collection.

"We have a message, and a clear one for the Mayor and City Councillors," said Ferguson. "Contracting out is an ideology based on emotion not facts. We know it will cost residents more money."

WHO: Mark Ferguson, president, CUPE local 416
   
WHAT: Press conference to address contracting out Toronto solid waste collection
   
WHERE: CUPE Local 416 office, 110 Laird Drive

Contact Information

  • CUPE Communications
    Wendy Forbes
    416-892-8716