TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Striking housing support workers will
rally outside Toronto City Hall today at noon to press their demand
that management at First Homes Society - funded by the city - return to
the bargaining table. Management walked away from contract talks two
Today's rally is scheduled for noon to 4:00 p.m.
Homes First receives more than $6 million in annual funding from the
City of Toronto. The workers, represented by Local 540 of the Ontario
Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), are calling on city council to
demand that management get back to the bargaining table and negotiate
in good faith. The union has filed a bad faith bargaining application
with the Ontario Labour Relations Board.
Members of Local 540 work with more than 500 low-income tenants in
shelters and homes in 16 locations across the city finding them
Striking housing support workers to rally outside City Hall at noon
Wednesday Feb. 20
12 noon - 4 p.m.
Toronto City Hall, Queen St. West
SOURCE: Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)
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