Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

February 27, 2012 10:14 ET

Media Advisory: Toronto Hydro workers will rally to demand utility keeps the lights on

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 27, 2012) - Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local One will hold a rally Monday, February 27, at 5:00 p.m., in front of Toronto Hydro Headquarters to express concern regarding management's recent move to decrease the workforce by 20% and, by their own admission, increase the risk of blackouts in Toronto.

CUPE Local One will be joined by CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn.

WHAT: Rally by Toronto Hydro workers
WHEN: Monday, February 27, at 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: In front of Toronto Hydro Headquarters
14 Carlton Street, Toronto
WHY: To raise awareness of recent attempts by Toronto Hydro management to destabilize Toronto's energy supply through layoffs and other workforce reductions

Contact Information

  • CUPE Local One
    John Camilleri
    President
    (416) 937-6930

    CUPE Communications
    Kevin Wilson
    416-821-6641