NAPE an CUPE flags at a rally

NAPE President Jerry Earle to join striking Placentia municipal workers on picket line Tuesday

creynolds News Release

Media Advisory

NAPE an CUPE flags at a rallyTown of Placentia, NL – As a sign of support and solidarity, NAPE representatives, staff and members will join with striking CUPE 1761 workers on the picket line tomorrow. NAPE President Jerry Earle will also be in attendance.

DATE: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Town Hall, 21 Patterson Drive, Placentia

CUPE 1761 members, employed by the Town of Placentia, have been on strike since July 16, 2019, after 14 months of disappointing negotiations with their employer. The union represents 15 workers employed as clerical staff, arena attendants, maintenance/water treatment operators, labourers and municipal enforcement officers.

“We’re stronger when we stand together,” says CUPE NL President Sherry Hillier, agreeing with comments from NAPE President Jerry Earle. “Thank you to our NAPE brothers and sisters!”

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For more information, please contact:

Colleen Reynolds
CUPE Atlantic Communications
(902) 209-2253