Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

May 01, 2011 15:20 ET

Media Advsory: St. John's to host CUPE N.L. provincial convention

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND and LABRADOR--(Marketwire - May 1, 2011) -

CUPE members from across Newfoundland and Labrador will be in St. John's May 1 to May 4 for the 2011 provincial convention.

The Canadian Union of Public Employees convention is being held at the Comfort Inn. Highlights of this year's convention include:

  • CUPE NL. President Wayne Lucas, Monday, May 2, 9:30 am
  • Paul Moist, CUPE National President, May 2, 1:00 pm
  • Claude Genereux, CUPE National Secretary-Treasurer, May 3, 1:00 pm

Key issues to be debated this year include the current federal election, upcoming provincial bargaining, public child care, privatization and contracting out.

Contact Information

  • Wayne Lucas
    CUPE Newfoundland & Labrador
    753-0732 (o)
    727-2509 (Cell)

    John McCracken
    CUPE Communications Rep.
    (902) 455-4180 (o)
    (902) 222-8457 (Cell)