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Media Advisory-Ontario Public Service Unions Demand: "Stop the Cuts"

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/29/14 -- In an historic show of unity, leaders and rank and file members from four unions in the Ontario Public Service will rally in front of the Ontario legislature to fight the Government's efforts to cut and claw-back income and benefits from employees, retirees and their families.

Two of the unions, AMAPCEO and ALOC (Association of Law Officers of the Crown) are currently in negotiations, and the others will be at the bargaining table later this year. All of four bargaining agents represent employees in the OPS and are publicly committing to support AMAPCEO and jointly fight austerity demands from government negotiators that seek devastating cuts to their members' salary progression, pensions and health and wellness benefits.

What:    Rally to "Stop the Cuts"

When:    12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Where:   Front Lawn, Ontario Legislature
         Queen's Park, Toronto

For more information about AMAPCEO's negotiations, visit: http://iminamapceo.ca/bargainingNews/news

AMAPCEO is the Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario and is a bargaining agent representing approximately 11,500 professional and supervisory employees who work in the Ontario Public Service directly for the Government of Ontario, in every ministry and in a number of agencies, boards and commissions; in over 130 communities across the province and in 11 cities outside Canada.

Contacts:
AMAPCEO
Denise Hammond
Communications Coordinator
(Cell) 416-937-1126
[email protected]

Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Megan Park
Senior Campaigns Officer
(416) 443-8888 ext 8207
[email protected]

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