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Following public statements that the Region of Peel was prepared to go back to the bargaining table, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 966 extended an invitation to return to bargaining and the Region has accepted! The parties will meet on Tuesday, May 15. 

The members at Ontario Works, who are predominantly women and work in high stress jobs, are seeking equity and fairness from the Region, and they are fighting off concessions. 

Join us Thursday, May 10, at the RALLY FOR A FAIR DEAL – a rally that will support the new round of bargaining – when the Region of Peel Councillors meet at 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton. 


WHAT: Rally with Guest Speakers: Fred Hahn, president, CUPE Ontario; Candace Rennick, secretary-treasurer, CUPE Ontario; Marie Clarke Walker, executive vice-president, Canadian Labour Congress; Sid Ryan, president, Ontario Federation of Labour; and Jim Glavin, president, Peel CUPE District Council. 

WHERE: 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton 

WHEN: Thursday, May 10 at 11:30 a.m. 

WHOMembers of Ontario Works, Human Resource Unit, CUPE Local 966 


For further information, please contact: 

Mary Jo Falle, President, CUPE Local 966                     (289) 233-3714

Michel Revelin, Vice-President, CUPE Local 966         (416) 822-3779

Helen Manning, CUPE National Representative          (416) 220-9794

Wendy Forbes, CUPE Communications                        (416) 892-8716