Media Advisory - Carleton University faculty to present cheque at solidarity picket with striking support workers



    OTTAWA, Sept. 11 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the Carleton University
Academic Staff Association (CUASA) will join the CUPE 2424 picket line at
12 noon on Wednesday, September 12 to march in solidarity and present a cheque
for $10,000.
    "We are proud to be walking with our support staff colleagues," said
CUASA President Susanne Klausen. "We cannot do our jobs properly without them.
The members of CUPE 2424 are an essential part of the institution."
    The 700 office, academic support, IT, health, library and technical
workers have been on strike since September 5.
    The solidarity picket and cheque presentation will take place at the
Bronson entrance to Carleton at 12 noon, Wednesday, September 12, 2007.




For further information:

For further information: Pat Finn, CUASA, (613) 292-7347; Susan Arab,
CUPE National Representative, (613) 237-0115, (613) 769-7553 (cell); Pat
Daley, CUPE Communications, (416) 616-6142

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