Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

January 19, 2011 15:45 ET

Media Advisory: Union to Rally Tomorrow for Fairness on Campus

PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 19, 2011) - On January 20th, representatives from Trent University's largest unions will hold a noon-hour rally to talk about labour relations on campus and to warn students about how the University administration's refusal to negotiate a fair agreement for Contract Faculty could negatively affect education on campus. The rally is organized by CUPE Local 3908, representing 500 Contract Faculty and Teaching Assistants.

What: An information rally about CUPE 3908 bargaining with Trent University
   
Who: Fred Hahn, President of CUPE Ontario
  Stephen Horner, CUPE Local 3908 President
  Sheldon Willerton, President of TCSA (Trent Central Student Association)
  Bryan Palmer, Professor at Trent & member of TUFA (Trent U Faculty Association)
   
When: Thursday, January 20th, 2011, from 12:00 (noon) until 1:00 pm
   
Where: University Courtyard in front of the Bata Library
  1600 West Bank Drive Peterborough

Contact Information

  • Stephen Horner
    CUPE Local 3908 President
    705 313-2873
    or
    Barbara Wilker-Frey
    CUPE National Representative
    705 743-0600
    or
    Kevin Wilson
    CUPE Communications Representative
    416 821-6641 (cell)