SEIU Local 1

SEIU Local 1

April 27, 2009 06:00 ET

SEIU Local 1-Media Advisory: Red Cross Workers Across Northern Ontario Strike Today

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 27, 2009) - Hundreds of Red Cross workers from Northern Ontario, who provide important home care services, will go on strike today. The workers are calling on the Red Cross and the province to take their very basic request for travel time seriously. Representatives from SEIU Local 1 will be available for interviews with the media between 10:00 and 12:00.

Picket time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Media Availability: 10:00 to 12:00

Locations: Sudbury - 1460 Fairburn St.

Timmins - 60 Wilson Ave.

North Bay - 1275 Main St. West

Sault Ste. Marie - 390 Bay St.

Muskoka - 109C Kimberley Ave, Bracebridge

Contact Information

  • SEIU Local 1
    Pat Chastang
    Media Relations
    (416) 709-0501
    or
    SEIU Local 1
    Cathy Carroll
    Secretary Treasurer
    (416) 529-1488