CUPW Challenges Tories’ Back-to-Work Legislation: Hearings Start Monday

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Friday October 2 2015

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                              

Media Advisory                                                                                                   

OTTAWA – When postal workers were legislated back to work in 2011 after being locked out by Canada Post, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers launched a constitutional challenge. The Ontario Superior Court hearing begins at 10 am on Monday in Toronto. A press conference is scheduled in front of the courtroom at 9 am.


WHAT: Media conference

WHO: Canadian Union of Postal Workers and allies.


Speakers include:

  • Mike Palecek, President, Canadian Union of Postal Workers
  • Marie Clarke Walker, Executive Vice President, Canadian Labour Congress
  • Sid Ryan, President, Ontario Federation of Labour
  • John Cartwright, President, Toronto and York Region Labour Council


WHERE: Superior Court of Justice, 393 University Avenue, Courtroom 804, Toronto

WHEN: 9 am. Court hearing begins at 10 am sharp.




For media interviews or further information, please contact Aalya Ahmad, CUPW Communications – or 613-327-1177.