The 80 bookstore employees went on strike June 7 for a first contract and fair wages. The members of CUPE Local 3261 work as cashiers and sales staff at the U of T Bookstore.
While the U of T Bookstore is a separate corporation (U of T Press), its entire Board of Directors is appointed by the university.
(PHOTO/ASSIGNMENT EDITORS: This weeks rally will be held tomorrow, Wednesday June 28 at 12:00 noon in front of the Koffler Centre, College St. and St. George. Strikers will hear from Canadian author and newspaper columnist Rick Salutin.)
Mehdi Kouhestaninejad, President Local 3261
(416) 340-7844 (o)
(416) 336-1598 (p)
John McCracken, CUPE Communications Rep.
(416) 292-3999 (o)