SEIU Local 2.on

SEIU Local 2.on

April 03, 2009 17:57 ET

SEIU Local 2 and Supporters Hold Press Conference and Rally

Fired Workers Demand Justice and Reinstatement

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 3, 2009) - Four cleaners recently fired by Evripos Janitorial Services and their supporters will hold a rally and press conference outside the building they used to call a workplace.

An Unfair Labour Practice (ULP) application filed by SEIU Local 2, the workers' union, alleges the terminations were as a result of the workers participation in union activities and are a violation of the Labour Relations Act. Speeches by workers and local politicians will commence at 7:45.

ACTION: Press Conference and Rally

Date: April 6, 2009

Time: 7:00 am to 9:00 am

Location: 150 Tunney's Pasture Dr. (in front of Statistics Canada building)

Speakers: Sean McKenny, Ottawa District Labour Council, President

Paul Dewar, MP, Ottawa Centre

Alex Cullen, City Councillor, Bay Ward

Media Availability: 8:10 am to 9:00 am

For more information please visit: http://www.JusticeforJanitors.ca

The Service Employees International Union is the largest and fastest growing union in North America, with 100,000 workers in Canada and 2 million workers across Canada, the United States and Puerto Rico.

Contact Information

  • SEIU Local 2.on
    Anu Sharma
    613-894-0594