Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)



Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

February 13, 2014 10:04 ET

Media Advisory: Rally in support of Toyota workers

KITCHENER, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 13, 2014) - Union members from across southwest Ontario will rally in Kitchener on Sunday, Feb. 16, to welcome Toyota workers into the Canadian labour movement. The over 6,000 workers in Toyota's Woodstock and Cambridge plants will soon vote to join Unifor.

The rally is being organized the Canadian Union of Public Employees, in support of its sister-union as it prepares to welcome thousands of new union members.

Who: Paul Moist, national president of CUPE
Jerry Dias, national president of Unifor
Hosted by Fred Hahn, president of CUPE Ontario
When: February 16, 2014, 1 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.
Where: Unifor Local 1524 Hall, Wabanaki Drive,
Kitchener, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Greg Taylor
    CUPE Media Relations
    613 818-0067
    gtaylor@cupe.ca

    John Aman
    Unifor Director of Organizing
    416 275-6391

    On-site media contact:
    Mary Unan
    CUPE Communications
    416 206-5609
    munan@cupe.ca