Media Advisory - CUPW Challenges Tories' Back-to-Work Legislation: Hearings Start Monday

OTTAWA, Oct. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - When postal workers were legislated back to work in 2011 after being locked out by Canada Post, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers launched a constitutional challenge. The Ontario Superior Court hearing begins at 10 am on Monday in Toronto. A press conference is scheduled in front of the courtroom at 9 am.

WHAT: Media conference
WHO: Canadian Union of Postal Workers and allies.

Speakers include:

  • Mike Palecek, President, Canadian Union of Postal Workers
  • Marie Clarke Walker, Executive Vice President, Canadian Labour Congress
  • Sid Ryan, President, Ontario Federation of Labour
  • John Cartwright, President, Toronto and York Region Labour Council

WHERE: Superior Court of Justice, 393 University Avenue, Courtroom 804, Toronto
WHEN: 9 am. Court hearing begins at 10 am sharp.


SOURCE Canadian Union of Postal Workers

For further information: or for media interviews: Aalya Ahmad, CUPW Communications - or 613-327-1177


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