Begins: 16 November 2022 @ 10:00 AM
Location: Toronto, ON
TORONTO, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– The president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and the president of CUPE’s Ontario School Boards Council of Unions (OSBCU) will hold a press conference about negotiations for 55,000 frontline education workers.
WHAT: CUPE-OSBCU press conference on education workers’ negotiations
WHO: Laura Walton, educational assistant and president of CUPE-OSBCU
Mark Hancock, national president, CUPE
WHEN: Wednesday, November 16 – 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON – 2nd Floor, Mackenzie Room
Camera positions are limited; arrive by 9:30 a.m. A press feed box will be provided.
The Ontario School Boards Council of Unions (OSBCU) unites 55,000 members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) who work in the public, Catholic, English, and French school systems throughout Canada’s largest province. OSBCU members are educational assistants, early childhood educators, secretaries, custodians, school library workers, child and youth workers, administrative assistants, tradespeople, instructors, nutrition service workers, audio-visual technologists, information technology workers, school safety monitors, cafeteria workers, social workers, and more.
The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is Canada’s largest union, with 715,000 members across the country. CUPE represents workers in health care, emergency services, education, early learning and child care, municipalities, social services, libraries, utilities, transportation, airlines, and more.
Ken Marciniec, CUPE Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org, 416-803-6066 (cell)
Hugh Pouliot, CUPE Communications, email@example.com, 613-818-0067 (cell)