Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

September 02, 2005 11:26 ET

Canadian Labour's Ken Georgetti in Vancouver for Labour Day

Attention: Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, City Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor VANCOUVER--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 2, 2005) - Ken Georgetti, President of the three-million-member Canadian Labour Congress, will celebrate Labour Day at the Lower Mainland Labour Day Picnic after delivering a speech to a noon-hour rally for Telus workers.

Event: Labour Day Solidarity Rally
Monday, September 5, 2005
at noon
in front of the Telus Building (Kingsway at Boundary)

Georgetti will be available for media interviews following his remarks and upon his arrival at the Lower Mainland picnic.

Lower Mainland Labour Day Picnic
Monday, September 5, 2005
following noon-hour rally
Confederation Park, North Burnaby

Labour Day affords the Canadian Labour Congress leadership the opportunity to provide an insight into the 'state of the labour movement'. Georgetti will touch on current issues confronting working families and on new efforts by labour to reach out to currently unorganized workers.

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents three million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 137 district labour councils. Web site:

OTTAWA - Jean Wolff - 613-878-6040 (cell)
VANCOUVER - David Rice - 604-230-3708 (cell) /For further information: Jean Wolff, 613-878-6040/ IN: ECONOMY, FINANCE, LABOUR, POLITICS, SOCIAL

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