Community and labour allies are holding a solidarity rally with striking Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) workers, represented by CUPE local 2073, who have now been on strike for nearly two months.
WHEN: 12 pm – 1 pm, May Day (Monday, May 1, 2017)
WHERE: MPP Yasir Naqvi’s office, 109 Catherine St, Ottawa. Between O’Connor and Metcalfe. Read More
UPDATE: On May 12, 2017, the Canadian Hearing Socieity workers of CUPE local 2073 ratified a new agreement, ending their strike and returning to work. Solidarity Ottawa’s Workers Action Group organized a series of events to support the CHS workers who had been on strike since March 6, 2017. Read More
Solidarity Ottawa is part of the Fight for $15 and Fairness Campaign and organizes to support it through our Workers Action Group.
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