(OTTAWA) – Paul Moist, national president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), will join the workers of CUPE 2196 on the picket line tomorrow, June 24.
Moist will rally the workers and bring the solidarity and support from the national union and from CUPE members across the country. One hundred and fifty members of CUPE 2196 have been on strike since
April 19, 2005, in pursuit of better working conditions including a fairer workload.
- WHO: CUPE National President Paul Moist
- WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Friday, June 24
- WHERE: Child and Family Services of Timmins & District - 707 Ross Street (across from the Timmins District Hospital)
CUPE represents 540,000 women and men who provide public services. CUPE, Canada’s largest union, believes that our communities can be stronger and healthier through public investment, not through cutting taxes and reducing services.
Fran Ludwick, National Staff Rep., cell (705) 363 8387;
Paul Moist, National President, cell (613) 558 2873.