MEDIA ADVISORY - Striking workers host major rally today

CAMPBELLFORD, ON, March 27, 2017 /CNW/ - Members of Local 316 of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) will host a major rally Monday to mark day five of their strike at Community Living Campbellford/Brighton (CLCB). OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas and First Vice-President/Treasurer Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida will attend and will address the strikers.

Date: Monday, March 27, 2017
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Place: 65 Bridge Street East, Campbellford

"The outpouring of support from the community has already been remarkable," said Leslie Coles, OPSEU Local 316 vice-president. "Today is about really ramping up the solidarity, and showing the employer that we are serious about our demands for fairness. We have lots of support behind us."

SOURCE Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)

For further information: Richard Bradley, OPSEU Staff Representative, 416-542-8616


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