Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

October 21, 2016 11:22 ET

Media Advisory: Workers with the City of Thunder Bay to rally for a fair deal on Monday

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."

Who: Members of CUPE Local 87 and their community allies
What: Rally for a fair deal
When: Monday, October 24th, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Outside City Hall, 500 Donald Street East

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.

Contact Information

  • Karen Martin
    President
    CUPE Local 87
    807-629-4121

    Andrea Addario
    CUPE Communications
    416-738-4329