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Lindsay, Ont. – Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario President Sid Ryan will lead a ‘Protect Public Services’ rally for municipal workers with the City of Kawartha Lakes at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, January 12 at Victoria Park, in Lindsay. 

         Who?          Sid Ryan, President, CUPE Ontario

         What?        ‘Protect Public Services’ rally for CUPE 855 members

         When?       Saturday, January 12, at 10:30 a.m.

         Where?     Victoria Park (corner of Victoria Avenue and Kent Street)
                           Lindsay, Ontario

Ryan will join CUPE 855 members and other public service workers and supporters to raise awareness of the workers’ outstanding bargaining issues.  The workers are fighting to protect public services in the City of Kawartha Lakes, as management continues to seek ways to contract out public services and undermine front-line workers. Conciliation talks between CUPE and city management are scheduled for January 14 and 15.


For further information, please contact:

Lyn Edwards                          Alison Davidson                     James Chai
CUPE 855 President                CUPE National Rep.               CUPE Communications
705-878-2152                        705-760-5113                        416-292-3999