OTTAWA, April 18, 2013 /CNW/ - OPSEU members of the LCBO in Ottawa will stage an information picket outside the retail outlet at 640 Bank Street on Friday April 19 from noon to 1:00 p.m. to support their bargaining team in contract negotiations with the Crown-owned retail giant.
The Ottawa info picket will coincide with rallies in Toronto, London, Hamilton, Peterborough, Sudbury and Thunder Bay.
On April 9, LCBO workers voted 95 per cent in favour of strike action should contract talks break down. The employees' contract with management expired on March 31. Talks continue.
The main issues in negotiations include wages and benefits, job security and improved health and safety standards.
The Ottawa information picket will be held at the following location from noon to 1:00 p.m. Friday April 19:
LCBO Store 37
640 Bank Street
SOURCE: Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)
For further information:
OPSEU Communications [French]