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AURORA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Education workers representatives from the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will hold a news conference tomorrow to offer their reaction to the closure of school libraries at York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB), along with the layoff of 30 library technicians. They will also outline next steps in the fight to restore library services and win these workers back their jobs.

CUPE 2331 represents almost 2000 administrative and instructional support workers at YCDSB.

WHO:

 

Mary Di Federico, President, CUPE 2331

 

 

Heidi Koestner, library technician with YCDSB

 

 

Laura Walton, President, CUPE’s Ontario School Board Council of Unions

 

 

 

WHAT:

 

Comment on YCDSB decision and outline of next steps

 

 

 

WHEN:

 

Thursday September 17 at 9:30 a.m.

 

 

 

WHERE:

 

Catholic Education Centre, York Catholic District School Board, 320 Bloomington Road West, Aurora ON L4G 0M1

Media are invited to attend the rally, which will be carried out safely and while practicing physical distancing.

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Contacts

Mary Di Federico, President, CUPE 2331, 416-720-4357

Laura Walton, President, Ontario School Board Council of Unions, 613-813-9951

Kevin Wilson, CUPE Communications, 416-821-6641

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