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Thousands of CUPE members will take to the streets on Monday, June 17, in support of CUPE Local 1418. The local, which represents 13 groups of front-line professionals, including social workers will have announced the results of its strike vote earlier that day.

Rallies will take place in the following locations, from 12:15 - 12:45 p.m.:

Moncton: Lion’s Club (55 Mark Avenue)

Fredericton: Office of Eric Mackenzie, MLA and Brad Green, MLA and Attorney General (83 Regent St.)

Saint John: King’s Square

Bathurst: Office of Joel Bernard, MLA (360 Parkside Drive)

Tracadie-Sheila: Office of Elvy Robichaud, MLA and Minister responsible for the Office of Human Resources (422 Arseneau St.)

Campbellton: Office of Jean Dub,0020MLA (CN Building, 113 Roseberry St.)

Miramichi: Pleasant Square

Woodstock: Office of David Alward, MLA

Outstanding issues are workload, wages and recruitment and retention of staff. Negotiations are set to resume June 18,19 and 20th.

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For more information:

Moncton: John Eatmon, 384-1344 (h), 856-2440 (w)

Fredericton: Kevin Doucet, 452-8007 (h), 444-4642 (w);
Amelia Kirkpartick, 454-5956 (h), 453-3173 (w)

Saint John: Shawna Morton 849-9346 (h), 643-2809 (w), 643-8312 (cell)

Bathurst: Denis Doucet, 547-2020, 783-7208

Tracadie-Sheila: Vincent Robichaud, 336-8784 (h), 336-3052 (w)

Campbellton: Mario Bourgoin, 789-6520, Marcel Snchal 789-7310

Miramichi: Lynn Matchett, 622-5406 (h), 627-4586 (w)

Woodstock: Tyler Flaumitch, 325-3995 (w).