2003-2004 Co-ordinated Bargaining

2003-2004 Co-ordinated Bargaining

20,000 workers on strike April 1

CUPE members from 16 CUPE locals, representing 3,500 public employees, have commenced job action against the Williams government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

They will be joined on the picket lines by 16,000 members of NAPE, the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees..

Striking members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees in the St. Johnís area will gather at 8:00 am this morning at the Arts & Culture Centre, at the corner of Allandale Road and Prince Philip Parkway.

They will then march to the Confederation Building for a 9:00 am rally along with striking members of NAPE.