President Barry ONeill of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE BC) will be available in Victoria over the next two days for media comment on the provincial governments budget freeze and cutback plans.
Tuesday, October 23, 3:45 pm Douglas Fir Room, Legislature Building
ONeill will be making CUPEs presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services, as part of the BC Federation of Labour presentation.
Tuesday, October 23, 5:00 pm Royal BC Museum, Belleville and Douglas St.
ONeill will be speaking at the BC Federation of Labour Rally Against Cuts
*With more than 65,000 members, CUPE is BCs largest union.
Wednesday, October 24, 10:45 am Douglas Fir Room, Legislature Building
ONeill will be making CUPEs presentation to the Standing Committee on Education.
*CUPE represents more than 23,000 school support workers in BC.
Media, please contact Barry ONeill, CUPE BC President at 604-916-8444
Teresa Marshall, National Communications Representative at 604-313-6103