Workers picket County of Oxford Courthouse



    WOODSTOCK, ON, Feb. 13 /CNW/ - Workers from Woodingford Lodge represented
by CAW Local 636 are picketing the County of Oxford Courthouse in protest
against the major concessions demanded by the county at the nursing homes.
    Courthouse Picket: Today at 8:30 a.m. at the New County Building in
Woodstock -415 Hunter Street
    CAW Local 636 represents over 220 workers employed at the three
Woodingford Lodge nursing home sites in Woodstock, Ingersoll and Tillsonburg.
    CAW Local 636 and the County of Oxford have been in contract negotiations
for over a year. These talks have broken down over the County's insistence to
bargain major concessions for these workers.
    In no way will this picket affect the welfare of the residents.





For further information:

For further information: Robert Buchanan, National Representative, (519)
673-7276; Ross Gerrie, President, CAW Local 636, (519) 537-5942

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