MEDIA ADVISORY: Education Workers at YCDSB Speak out on Thursday Against Library Workers’ Layoffs

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Education workers representatives from the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will hold a news conference tomorrow to offer their reaction to the closure of school libraries at York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB), along with the layoff of 30 library technicians. They will also outline next steps in the fight to restore library services and win these workers back their jobs.

CUPE 2331 represents almost 2000 administrative and instructional support workers at YCDSB.


Mary Di Federico, President, CUPE 2331

Heidi Koestner, library technician with YCDSB

Laura Walton, President, CUPE’s Ontario School Board Council of Unions


Comment on YCDSB decision and outline of next steps


Thursday September 17 at 9:30 a.m.


Catholic Education Centre, York Catholic District School Board, 320 Bloomington Road West, Aurora ON L4G 0M1

Media are invited to attend the rally, which will be carried out safely and while practicing physical distancing.


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Mary Di Federico, President, CUPE 2331, 416-720-4357
Laura Walton, President, Ontario School Board Council of Unions, 613-813-9951
Kevin Wilson, CUPE Communications, 416-821-6641