CUPE PEI Annual All Presidents Meeting 2017

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December 1st,2017

 All PEI Local Presidents are invited!

CUPE PEI is hosting their annual All Presidents meeting:

  • Both National Officers will be attending
  • Share and learn from other sectors and locals across PEI

Where:

Charlottetown Inn and Conference Center, 238 Grafton Street

When:

December 1st,2017 9:30am to 4pm

To ensure a seat please RSVP by November 20, 2017 cupepei@gmail.com

https://cupepei.ca/files/2017/10/CUPE-PEI-All-Presidents-Meeting-2017-1.pdf

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