NORTH BAY, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 11, 2015) - Fred Hahn, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario, will be a featured speaker at the Unity for Our Community rally and march to North Bay city hall on Saturday, December 12.

The rally, organized by the North Bay and District Labour Council, will put a spotlight on the job losses and rise in precarious work in North Bay caused by the Liberal government's agenda of austerity and privatization.

WHAT: Unity for Our Community Rally
WHO: Hassan Yussuff, president, Canadian Labour Congress
Chris Buckley, president, Ontario Federation of Labour
Fred Hahn, president, CUPE Ontario
Jerry Dias, president, Unifor
Sharon Richer, vice-president, Ontario Council of Hospital Unions
Charlie Angus, MP, Timmins-James Bay
John Vanthof, MPP, Temiskaming-Cochrane
WHERE: Begins on Oak Street by the Ontario Northland Building at
11:30 a.m., followed by march to North Bay City Hall for
speakers by 12:00 noon.

CUPE is Ontario's community union, with more than 250,000 members providing quality public services we all rely on, in every part of the province, every day. CUPE Ontario members are proud to work in social services, health care, municipalities, school boards, universities and airlines.

Contact Information:

Craig Saunders
CUPE Communications