MEDIA ADVISORY - Naomi Klein to visit CUPE library picketline tomorrow to express support

    VANCOUVER, Oct. 4 /CNW/ - Award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist
and author of international bestseller No Logo is planning to stop in at the
CUPE 391 picketline tomorrow during her world tour of her new book, the Shock
Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism to express her support for
Vancouver's library workers and their right to "better pay".
    Klein will also express her support for the city's civic workers that
have been on strike for over 11 weeks now.

    Location:    Central Branch, Vancouver Public Library
    Time:        1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (-ish)
    Date:        Friday, October 5, 2007

    CUPE 391 represents 800 Vancouver public library workers on strike for
pay equity for 73 days. CUPE 15 represents 2,500 Vancouver inside workers and
CUPE 1004 represents 2,000 Vancouver outside workers on strike for 77 days for
fair contracts.

    For more information, about the civic and library strike, please visit or
    For more information about Naomi Klein's new book The Shock Doctrine: The
Rise of Disaster Capitalism, please visit

For further information:

For further information: Jackie Joiner, Naomi Klein media officer, (905)
919-1377; Diane Kalen, CUPE Communications, (778) 229-0258

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