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Notice of news conferences:

Regina: CUPE is holding news conferences in Regina and Yorkton on Monday to kick-off its campaign to persuade health employers to make full use of licensed practical nurses. CUPE, which represents LPNs in five health regions, has produced a comprehensive report and video documenting the need for improvements in LPN utilization.

Both the CUPE report and video will be released at Mondays news conferences.

Regina News Conference
Monday, September 29, 10:30 a.m.
Regina CUPE office
1680 C Albert Street
Judy Zawyrucka, LPN, Pasqua Hospital
Tricia Engel, Nurse Manager, Pasqua Hospital
Kathy Ogle, President, Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses (SALPN)

Yorkton News Conference
Monday, September 29, 2:30 p.m.
Yorkton CUPE office
180 A Broadway W.
Janet Christopherson, CUPE LPN Steering Committee, Preeceville Hospital
Sandy Tokaruk, CUPE LPN Steering Committee, Saltcoats
Sandy Mihalchuk, LPN, Yorkton Regional Health Centre
Greg Wagner, President, Yorkton Chapter of SALPN


For more information contact:
Beth Smillie, (306) 525-5874