Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

March 15, 2017 16:18 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: MPP Lisa Gretzky joins picket line to support Canadian Hearing Society strikers

WINDSOR, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 15, 2017) - Join Windsor West MPP Lisa Gretzky, along with members of OPSEU, Unifor, and community allies, for a solidarity rally in support of the members of Local 2073 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 2073).

CUPE 2073 represents 227 counsellors, literacy instructors, audiologists, speech language pathologists, interpreters/interpreter trainers, clerical support, program coordinators, program assistants, information technology specialists and other staff at 24 Canadian Hearing Society offices across Ontario. They have been on strike since March 6.

Outstanding issues include proposed rollbacks to employee health benefits and wage adjustments after four years without a contract.

What: Lisa Gretzky, OPSEU and Unifor on the picket line with CUPE 2073

Where: 300 Giles Blvd. E, Windsor, ON

When: Thursday, March 16, 11:00 a.m.

Contact Information

  • Suanne Hawkins
    CUPE National Representative
    226-347-0242 (Windsor)

    Barbara Wilker-Frey
    CUPE National Representative
    905-739-3999 x241

    Andrea Addario
    CUPE Communications