MEDIA ADVISORY

Solidarity Rally – Eight Weeks Too Long

For Immediate Release – July 10, 2017

Outlook – Supporters of the locked out Direct Care Workers (DCWs) will be rallying in support of the return to work and resumption of services for participants and residents at Variety Place in Outlook.

“We invite community members to come out and hear more about the obstacles our members face daily in their attempt to provide quality services to the participants at Variety Place,” said Barbara Cape, President of SEIU-West. “They deserve staff that are respected and valued.”

Rally details:
What: Solidarity Rally
Speakers:

  • Carmela Verwimp – DCW and Unit Chair, Variety Place
  • Barbara Cape – President, SEIU-West
  • Lori Johb – Secretary Treasurer – SFL

Date: Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: 320 Saskatchewan Ave, Outlook

SEIU-West represents more than 13,000 working people in the province of Saskatchewan. They include members who work in health care, education, municipalities, community-based organizations, retirement homes and other sectors. They are joined by one colour – purple – and one union – SEIU-West. Purple works in our communities! Visit www.PurpleWorks.ca to find out more about the members of SEIU-West.

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For more information, contact:
Christine Miller, Communications Coordinator
Phone: 306-652-1011 ext. 8733

MEDIA ADVISORY: Solidarity Rally – Eight Weeks Too Long

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