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.
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).