WINDSOR, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 15, 2017) - Join Windsor West MPP Lisa Gretzky, along with members of OPSEU, Unifor, and community allies, for a solidarity rally in support of the members of Local 2073 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 2073).

CUPE 2073 represents 227 counsellors, literacy instructors, audiologists, speech language pathologists, interpreters/interpreter trainers, clerical support, program coordinators, program assistants, information technology specialists and other staff at 24 Canadian Hearing Society offices across Ontario. They have been on strike since March 6.

Outstanding issues include proposed rollbacks to employee health benefits and wage adjustments after four years without a contract.

What: Lisa Gretzky, OPSEU and Unifor on the picket line with CUPE 2073

Where: 300 Giles Blvd. E, Windsor, ON

When: Thursday, March 16, 11:00 a.m.

Contact Information:

Suanne Hawkins
CUPE National Representative
226-347-0242 (Windsor)

Barbara Wilker-Frey
CUPE National Representative
905-739-3999 x241

Andrea Addario
CUPE Communications
416-738-4329