Media Advisory - OPSEU to picket Liberal fundraiser in Cumberland, August 19

OTTAWA, Aug. 18 /CNW/ - Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) members are staging an information picket at the gates of GreyHawk Golf Club in Cumberland on Thursday, August 19.

Premier Dalton McGuinty will be speaking at this annual golf tournament Liberal Party fundraiser as OPSEU members protest the government's public sector wage cuts, public service underfunding and corporate tax giveaways.


Date: Thursday, August 19
Time: 6 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location:

GreyHawk Golf Club
4999 Boundary Rd.
Cumberland, ON

This is the thirteenth protest held by OPSEU at Liberal Party fundraisers across Ontario since the release of the 2010 Provincial Budget.

Donations will be accepted for the Champions for Children Foundation of the Children's Aid Society of Ottawa. While all funds go towards providing school supplies for children in need, this fundraising effort serves to highlight the cuts being made to important public services.

SOURCE OPSEU

For further information: For further information:

Lynn Orzel
OPSEU Region 4 Executive Board Member
613-371-7970


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