The Society of Energy Professionals

The Society of Energy Professionals

September 07, 2011 18:22 ET

Energy Professionals to Picket Onex HQ, Saying "C'mon, Gerry, Communicate!"

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 7, 2011) - Leaders of Ontario's energy professionals will picket the headquarters of Onex Corporation in downtown Toronto on September 8th, calling for action from Onex CEO Gerry Schwartz.

What: Society of Energy Professionals (IFPTE Local 160) President Rodney Sheppard will join other IFPTE members and staff at Onex HQ, and will deliver a message to CEO Schwartz.
When: 7:30 to 8:30 am, Thursday, Sept. 8th, 2011
Where: Onex HQ, 161 Bay Street (at Front Street West)
Why: Onex-owned Spirit Aerosystems refusing to negotiate with its union of professional employees

The Society of Energy Professionals represents more than 8,000 engineers, telecommunications and information technology professionals, scientists, supervisors, and others who for generations have designed, built, operated, and helped safeguard Ontario's vast electricity system. These women and men manage our electricity system and ensure our power is there when we need it, reliably and safely. The Society's members work for Ontario Power Generation, Hydro One, Bruce Power, the IESO, the OEB, the ESA and other key electricity sector employers.

Contact Information

  • Society of Energy Professionals (IFPTE Local 160)
    Brian Robinson
    (416) 716-6438