Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)

Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)

March 12, 2008 13:13 ET

Media Advisory-OPSEU: Largest Union Drive in Ontario History Visits Sault Ste. Marie to Organize Part-Time College Workers

SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 12, 2008) - As part of the largest union organizing drive in the history of Ontario, part-time college support staff and faculty at Sault College are seeking to join the Ontario Public Service Employees Union.

OPSEU is working to sign up the more than 12,500 part-time and sessional faculty and support staff in 24 colleges across Ontario, including hundreds of workers at Sault College.

College workers will be available to the news media as follows:

What: News conference/photo opportunity with part-time college workers
When: Thursday March 13, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Sault College, 443 Northern Avenue, NW Corner of Main Building
(look for the blue "It's Time!" bus.)
Who: Roger Couvrette, provincial spokesperson for part-time workers'
association; local campaign organizers for college workers

Contact Information

    Roger Couvrette
    (416) 553-0769 (cell)