PEIUPSE convention rescheduled for Feb. 26-27 | National Union of Public and General Employees

PEIUPSE convention rescheduled for Feb. 26-27

Postponed from this weekend to help the province cope with the H1N1 crisis.

Shelley Ward, president of the P.E.I. Union of Public Sector Employees (PEIUPSE/NUPGE)Charlottetown (13 Nov. 2009) - The P.E.I. Union of Public Sector Employees (PEIUPSE/NUPGE) has rescheduled its convention for Feb. 26-27 in Charlottetown.

The annual gathering was to have been held this weekend.

It has been postponed to help minimize the outbreak of H1N1 across the province and to assist in controlling staffing shortages during the flu season.

"Postponing our annual convention to prevent the unnecessary spread of the H1N1 virus is simply the safest thing to do at this point in time," says union president Shelley Ward. "It is imperative that our membership remains healthy and continues to provide essential services for Islanders."

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