The president of CUPE B.C., Barry ONeill, will be in Prince George on Thursday, April 18, to meet with local members and civic leaders as part of the unions Strong Communities tour.
Our members work to keep B.C. communities safe, healthy and strong, says the leader of B.C.s largest union. Thats why our union is very concerned about the impact the provincial governments cuts are having on communities like Prince George, says ONeill.
The CUPE president will be in Prince George until Friday morning, when he departs for Nanaimo - the next stop on the tour.
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Assignment editors: Barry ONeill will be available for interviews throughout the tour.
Beth Smillie, CUPE Communications
604-291-1940 or 778-772-5116 (cell)