As zoo negotiations move into high gear, CUPE 1600 to hold afternoon information session at Toronto City Hall
The information picket will take place as negotiators for both sides prepare for collective bargaining in advance of a lockout or strike deadline of May 11.
A small contingent of participants is expected to attend the Toronto Zoo Board of Management meeting scheduled for 2:00 p.m. at City Hall.
Following the event, CUPE 1600 President Christine Mckenzie will hold a brief availability with media to update them on the status of collective bargaining with the zoo.
Media wishing to arrange interviews with Christine Mckenzie are encouraged to contact Kevin Wilson, CUPE Communications.
WHAT: Information picket by CUPE 1600 and supporters
WHEN: Thursday, May 4, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West
WHY: To raise public awareness of current collective bargaining with Toronto Zoo
CUPE 1600 represents more than 400 zookeepers, horticulturists, trades people, maintenance, administration and public relations staff, concession and ride operators at Canada’s largest zoo.
For more information, please contact:
Kevin Wilson, CUPE Communications, 416-821-6641
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