Media Advisory - Striking workers host second major rally today

CAMPBELLFORD, ON, April 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Members of Local 316 of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) will mark a month of being on strike at Community Living Campbellford/Brighton (CLCB) with a second major rally. OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas will attend and will address the strikers.



Saturday, April 22, 2017


10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


65 Bridge Street East, Campbellford


"We're doing everything we can to end this strike," said Local 316 bargaining team member Courtney Huycke. "We're keeping the pressure on, we're gathering public support, and we're holding strong on the picket lines. Today's rally is about showing the employer that the entire union really is behind us, and they're sticking with us until the employer comes to the table with a fair deal that respects the work that we do."

SOURCE Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)

For further information: Warren (Smokey) Thomas, 613-329-1931; Sara Labelle, OPSEU Region 3 Vice-President, 905-914-4037


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