BOWMANVILLE, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Laid off long-term care workers and community allies will be holding a solidarity action in Bowmanville on Tuesday morning.
About 70 workers have been issued layoff notices by Durham Christian Homes as it relocates its long-term care facility to Whitby from Glenhill Marnwood in Bowmanville.
On Tuesday morning, the workers and their allies will be holding a car cavalcade and a rally outside Glenhill Marnwood from 11am to 12pm.
Fred Hahn, president of CUPE Ontario will address the crowd alongside Candace Rennick, secretary treasurer of CUPE Ontario; Michael Hurley, president of the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions/CUPE; Janice Folk-Dawson, executive vice president of the Ontario Federation of Labour; and a staff member from the home.
Who: Long-term care workers, community allies and labour leaders
What: Car Cavalcade & Rally outside long-term care home
Where: Glenhill Marnwood, 26 Elgin St, Bowmanville
When: 11am to 12pm, Tuesday, November 10
For more information, please contact:
Zaid Noorsumar, CUPE Communications, 647-995-9859