Monday, November 10, 2008

NEWS CONFERENCE Mon. Nov. 10, 12:00-1:00pm


York U student & campus unions throw support behind CUPE 3903 strikers

TORONTO, Ont. – York University student and campus unions will formally announce their support for 3,400 contract faculty, teaching and graduate assistants on strike at York University since last Thursday, November 6.

Representatives of the York Federation of Students, representing undergraduate students; York University Staff Association, representing support and clerical staff; CUPE 1356, representing workers in trades, maintenance, caretaking, housing, grounds, vehicles and security; York University Faculty Association, and the Graduate Student Association will hold a joint news conference on Monday, November 10 at 12 noon on the picket line at the main entrance to York University at York Boulevard and Keele Street.

WHAT: York University campus and student unions joint news conference
WHEN: 12:00-1:00 p.m., Monday, November 10, 2008
WHERE: York University Main Gate, York Boulevard and Keele Street


For more information, contact CUPE 3903 Communications:
Punam Khosla 416-779-3032
Rafeef Ziadah 416-616-4796
Katherine Nastovski 416-828-3851