Media Advisory - BCTF to support CUPE library workers in job action

    VICTORIA, Sept. 12 /CNW/ - CUPE 410, representing 250 employees of the
Greater Victoria Public Library system, has enlisted the support of the BC
Teachers' Federation for its second job action since serving strike notice
last week.
    The job action, to be held outside all GVPL branches, takes place
tomorrow (Thursday) from 2 pm to 5 pm. Themed "Education and the Public
Library", it coincides with the time students arrive after school to use
library services for homework and research.
    Susan Lambert, first vice-president of the BC Teachers' Federation, will
be in attendance at the Central library branch on 735 Broughton Street at 2pm.
She will bring greetings and support from the BCTF and talk about the
important link between the education system and public libraries.
    Lambert, a teacher-librarian, will also be available for media interviews
along with CUPE 410 president Ed Seedhouse, who will have further news to
report when the job action ends at 5 pm.

    WHEN:     Thursday, September 13, 2007, 2-5 p.m.

    WHERE:    All Greater Victoria Public Library branches

For further information:

For further information: Ed Seedhouse, CUPE 410 president: (250)
588-9565; Tammy Simonds, CUPE Representative: (250) 812-7197; Dan Gawthrop,
CUPE Communications, (604) 999-6132

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