Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

March 10, 2010 13:50 ET

Media Advisory: Ken Georgetti Comments on Trade Deal With Colombia

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 10, 2010) - Ken Georgetti, president of the Canadian Labour Congress, will be available for media comment on the federal government's decision to reintroduce enabling legislation for a trade agreement with Colombia.

Canadian labour and civil society groups have opposed a trade agreement with a country that has the worst human rights record in the Americas and a history of violent suppression of trade unionists.

WHO: Ken Georgetti, CLC president
   
WHAT: Comment on trade agreement with Colombia
   
WHEN: Wednesday, March 10, 2010

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.2 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 130 district labour councils.

Contact Information

  • CLC Communications
    Dennis Gruending
    613-526-7431
    Cell: 613-878-6040