Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)

Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)

March 13, 2008 11:05 ET

Media Advisory-OPSEU: Largest Union Drive in Ontario History Visits Sudbury to Organize Part-Time College Workers

SUDBURY, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 13, 2008) - As part of the largest union organizing drive in the history of Ontario, part-time college support staff and faculty at College Boreal and Cambrian 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 workers in College Boreal and Cambrian College.

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

What: News conference with part-time college workers
When: Friday March 14, 10:00 a.m.
Where: College Boreal, 21 Lasalle Blvd (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)