Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

April 26, 2011 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: April 28 Day of Mourning for Killed and Injured Workers

CLC President Ken Georgetti in Vancouver, Burnaby

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 26, 2011) - On Thursday, April 28 Canadians will observe a National Day of Mourning in memory of workers killed or injured on the job. Canadian Labour Congress President Ken Georgetti will attend locally organized events in Vancouver and Burnaby.

Georgetti will be available for comment to the media.

WHO:Ken Georgetti
CLC President
WHAT:National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job
DETAILS:8:00 a.m., Hastings Park, Gate 2 Entrance off Renfrew Street, with B.C. Federation of Labour and Vancouver District Labour Council
10:30 a.m., Jack Poole Plaza, Convention Centre West, with Worksafe BC, Federation of Labour, Business Council of British Columbia
12:00 noon at Burnaby City Hall, with the New Westminster Labour Council

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. Web site: www.canadianlabour.ca

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