Sunday, May 10, 2009

Notre Dame Des Neiges Cemetery officer workers protest

Cemetery workers protested by celebrating Mother's Day. They gave female visitors to Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery roses-- and a few words about their quest for a contract.

From CTV News:

Office workers at Notre Dame Des Neiges Cemetery protested Sunday at the gates of the same burial grounds that were paralyzed by a work dispute two years ago.

Then, it was the groundskeepers fighting for a contract.

On Mother's Day, it was the office workers. The 28 workers, who are mostly women, have been without a contract since October 2008.

They handed out roses to visitors and talked to them about their situation. The union wants changes to the schedule and considerations for non-permanent employees.

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