NORTH BAY, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 16, 2017) - Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli will join members of Local 2073 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 2073) on their picket line this morning between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.

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: Vic Fedeli visits CUPE 2073 picket line
Where: 140 King Street West, North Bay
When: Thursday, March 16, 9:00 a.m.

Contact Information:

Andrea Addario
CUPE Communications
416-738-4329

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

Jennifer Barnett
CUPE National Representative
705-474-9765 x23