TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 17, 2015) - Striking Emergency After Hours Staff, members of Local 2316-1 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 2316-1), will today be joined on the picket line by their allies in the community and the labour movement.

The solidarity rally will take place at 6:00 p.m. in front of the Children's Aid Society of Toronto (CAST), located at 30 Isabella Street.

The strikers will be joined by their supporters in the community and the labour movement, as well as by members of the CUPE Ontario Executive Board.

Media wishing to cover this event are encouraged to contact Craig Saunders, CUPE Communications, who will be on site. His contact information is listed below.

WHAT: Solidarity rally in support of striking Emergency After Hours Staff
WHEN: Today, September 17, 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: In front of Children's Aid Society of Toronto offices, 30 Isabella Street
WHO: Striking members of CUPE 2316-1 and labour and community allies
WHY: To show support for striking Emergency After Hours Staff, who have been on the picket line for nearly two months

Contact Information:

Craig Saunders
CUPE Communications