Warning message

Please note that this page is from our archives. There may be more up-to-date content about this topic on our website. Use our search engine to find out.

The first picket line of the Ontario Works employees, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 966, will take place Thursday, May 3, at 1:30 p.m. at Ontario Works headquarters, 7120 Hurontario Street, Mississauga. 

It is with great regret that we are forced to walk a picket line and will be unable to serve our clients who are the most vulnerable members of our community,” said Mary Jo Falle, president of CUPE Local 966. 

We find it appalling that the Region of Peel would force a predominantly female workforce, who service and provide the vital services the marginalized in our community rely on, out of their jobs and onto a picket line,” added Michel Revelin, vice-president of the local. 

WHOMembers of CUPE Local 966  

WHATFirst picket line of Ontario Works employees 

WHERE7120 Hurontario Street, Mississauga

WHYThe Region of Peel refused to continue bargaining, maintaining on May 1 that there was nothing left to say and that they would enforce the terms and conditions on CUPE Local 966 workers presented in their latest offer. 

For more information, please contact: 

Mary Jo Falle
President, CUPE Local 966                    
(289) 233-3714

Michel Revelin
Vice-President, CUPE Local 966        
(416) 822-3779

Helen Manning
CUPE National Representative         
(416) 220-9794

Wendy Forbes
CUPE Communications
(416) 892-8716