* Marnie Shepheard patient activist
* Denise Dufour Madison client
* Brian OKeefe CUPE Ontario Secretary-Treasurer
(ASSIGNMENT/PHOTO EDITORS: The rally will be held on the front lawn of the Queen Street Mental Health Centre, 1001 Queen Street, beginning at noon, Thursday, July 20.)
Fourteen members of CUPE Local 3798.1 went on strike July 4th. The employer is demanding a long list of concessions, including an attack on regular hours of work. Madison Avenue Housing offers supportive housing and counselling services to consumer survivors of the mental health system.
For further information, please contact:
Joanne Martin, CUPE National Rep.
(416) 292-3999, (416) 571-1256
Lystra Alexander, Acting President Local 3798
Robert Lamoureux, CUPE Communications