Ottawa Get ready to fight concessions in Ontario health care bargaining, Paul Moist, national president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will tell people at tomorrows major meeting of Ontario health care workers.
Moist will discuss CUPEs action plan to bargain strong collective agreements, fight concessions and oppose privatization and so-called public private partnerships (P3s). Moist will also discuss the importance of building long-term alliances with other unions.
Workers in much of Ontarios health care sector including home care, long-term care and hospitals are gearing up for bargaining later this fall.
National President Paul Moist speaking to health care workers at a meeting of the CUPE Health Care Workers Coordinating Committee
Wednesday, 29 September 2004, 9 a.m.
Sheraton on the Falls, 5875 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls
CUPE represents 140,000 workers in the health care sector in communities across the country and plays a crucial role in delivering quality, public health care to Canadians. With over 500,000 members, CUPE is fighting for public services and rebuilding strong communities across Canada.
Paul Moist, National President, cell (613) 558 2873
David Robbins, CUPE Communications, cell (613) 878 1431