GUELPH, ON – The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario President Sid Ryan will lead a solidarity rally for University of Guelph trades, maintenance and service workers at 12:00 noon, on Thursday, October 20th, at Branion Plaza, in Guelph.
|WHO:||Sid Ryan, CUPE Ontario president|
Irene Harris, executive vice-president, OFL
|WHAT:||Solidarity rally for CUPE 1334 members|
|WHEN:||Thursday, October 20th, at 12:00 noon|
|WHERE:||Branion Plaza (north doors of University Centre)|
Sid Ryan will join Irene Harris, executive vice-president of the Ontario Federation of Labour, to support CUPE 1334 members and raise awareness of the workers’ outstanding bargaining issues.
The University of Guelph workers are fighting management demands for benefit concessions. Wages and pension issues are also unresolved. The 280 workers will be in a legal strike position on October 25, at 12:01 a.m. Mediation talks are scheduled for Monday, October 24.
For further information, please contact:
CUPE 1334 president
(519) 766-8376 (cell)
CUPE national representative