KINGSTON, Ont. – Kingston Frontenac Library workers and their supporters will hold an information rally from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m., on Wednesday, July 20th in front of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library’s central branch in downtown Kingston.
“Our members are fed up with the disrespect shown by management and the library board,” said Nancy Mohan, president of CUPE local 2202. “We are staging this rally to urge the public to contact management and prevent the first ever strike by library workers in Kingston and Frontenac County.”
Kingston Frontenac Public Library workers and their supporters
Information rally for CUPE 2202 members
Wednesday, July 20th, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m.
Central Branch of Kingston Frontenac Public Library
The workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), will stage a rally to raise awareness of the workers’ bargaining issues. The library workers are fighting the employer’s concession demands including attacks on job security, workplace rights and working conditions. The 92 library workers will be in a legal strike position on July 29th, at 12:01 a.m. Mediation talks are scheduled to begin on July 26th.
For further information, please contact:
CUPE Local 2202
CUPE National Representative