SEIU Local 1

SEIU Local 1

April 24, 2009 06:00 ET

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

SOUTHERN ONTARIO, CANADA--(Marketwire - April 24, 2009) - Hundreds of Red Cross workers from Southwestern 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: Sarnia- CCAC Office
1150 Pontiac Drive

Windsor- Red Cross Office
3909 Grand Marais E.

Chatham- Office of MPP Pat Hoy
111 Heritage Road, Suite 100

Owen Sound- Red Cross Office
1450 1st. Ave. West


Media Contact: Pat Chastang
Media Relations
(416) 709-0501

Cathy Carroll
Secretary Treasurer
(416) 529-1488

Contact Information

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