October 21, 2016 11:22 ET
THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 21, 2016) - Members of Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 87, who work for the City of Thunder Bay, will hold a rally on Monday in advance of City Council meeting.
"Our members are sending a clear message to City Council that we need a willing partner to get a fair deal," said Karen Martin, president of Local 87. "It's been nearly two years since our contract expired. It's time to focus on negotiating a settlement."
CUPE Local 87 represents over 700 inside and outside workers with the City of Thunder Bay. The local has a strike deadline of November 1st at 12:01 a.m., and mediated talks are currently scheduled for October 31st.
Karen MartinPresidentCUPE Local 87807-629-4121Andrea AddarioCUPE Communications416-738-4329
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