SEIU Canada (Service Employees International Union - Canada)

SEIU Canada (Service Employees International Union - Canada)

June 15, 2009 14:08 ET

Media Advisory: SEIU Canada Launches Political Program

US Democrat speaks on lessons of Obama victory and health reform

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 15, 2009) - Services Employees International Union (SEIU) will announce this week the start of a new political action program. The innovative campaign, called Member Action Program (MAP), is a way for union members to organize to make change happen on the political front.

To help kick off the program, SEIU has invited guests from across the political spectrum to speak at a gathering of member activists from across the country.

Date: June 17, 2009

Time: Noon to 1:30pm

Place: Park Hyatt Hotel, Toronto
4 Avenue Rd. (at Bloor St. West)

Speakers: Washington State Rep. Tami Green, an expert in
health care reform

Sharleen Stewart, Canadian Intl. Vice-President, SEIU

Andrea Horwath, Leader Ontario NDP

Mario Silva, MP - Davenport

Media Contact: Pat Chastang- (416) 709- 0501 or

For more information on the MAP program, please go to our website at:

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