Children's Aid Societies

Join the August 30 Rally for Striking CAS Workers in Newmarket

Join OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas and OPSEU Vice President-Treasurer Patty Rout in a show of solidarity and support for striking child protection workers in York Region.

Date:           Thursday August 30, 2007

Location:   85 Eagle Street West
                     Newmarket, Ontario

Time:           11:30 a.m.

Invited speakers include:

John Cartwright, President,
Toronto and York Region Labour Council

Cheri DiNovo, MPP, Parkdale-High Park

Free food and refreshments will be provided! A fun and energetic rally for all to enjoy!

Please bring along family members and friends to show your support for the struggle faced by our sisters and brothers in Local 304 currently on strike in York Region.

More information:

Luisa Quarta
Campaigns Officer
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
1.800.268.7376 or 416.443.8888 ext. 8207
cell: 416.428.3090




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Download Local 304’s
picket line flyer:
“The time for fairness is now”

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Today’s rally in Newmarket brought CAS workers from around York Region together to hear messages of support.

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Local 304 members on the line in front of the York Region CAS head offices in Newmarket Aug. 27. 

Photo David Cox

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Slide Show

First day of picketing at York Region CAS: Local 304 is joined on the line in Newmarket by Doris Middleton, OPSEU Regional Vice President, Region 3, and Nella Cotrupi, NDP candidate, Richmond Hill. 


Ontario Public Service Employees Union, 100 Lesmill Rd. Toronto, ON M3B 3P8  (416) 443-8888

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