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GUELPH – Hospital workers and representatives of Local 1033 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will protest the suspension of seven of their members for refusing to take flu medication as ordered by their employer. On May 1st the hospital said workers who refused the medication would not be allowed to work and would not be paid. The protest picket will be held Tuesday, May 7th, at 12:00 noon outside the St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Guelph, on Edinburgh Road (between Willow and Speedvale).

Bonnie Snyder
President, CUPE Local 1033
Other CUPE representatives

Protest Picket
To fight suspensions over flu shot refusals

Tuesday, May 7th
12:00 noon

Edinburgh Entrance
St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Guelph
Edinburgh Road (between Willow and Speedvale)
Guelph, Ontario


For further information, please contact:
Bonnie Snyder, President CUPE Local 1033
519-824-2620, ext. 714 (work) - 519-888-6071 (home)
Robert Lamoureux, CUPE Communications