UFCW Canada

UFCW Canada

March 11, 2016 13:59 ET

Media Advisory: Day of Action for Maintaining Firefighting Services in Rosemere

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - March 11, 2016) - Local 501 of the United Food and Commercial Workers union representing firefighters for the City of Rosemère, is inviting the media to a day of action in support of maintaining firefighting services in Rosemère.

On this day of action, the firefighters who were abruptly fired on March 7th will reach out to the Rosemère community in order to inform them about the detrimental effects of the firefighting services closure. Citizens can show their support of the firefighters by signing the petition entitled "My firefighter is vital in Rosemère", demanding that firefighting services be maintained.

DATE:

Saturday, March 12, 2016

TIME:

11:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

LOCATION:

Parking lot located at 348, chemin de la Grande-Côte, in Rosemère

WHO:

Benoît Gauthier, Firefighter for the City of Rosemère and Union Steward

Alain Lachaîne, President of UFCW Local 501

Thank you for confirming your attendance to Roxane Larouche by email at roxane.larouche@tuac.ca or by phone at (514) 233-5540.

About UFCW Canada Local 501

Representing 16 000 members located in more than 350 workplaces, UFCW Local 501 is part of the largest food and commercial workers union in Quebec. The broad organization of which we are part has 45,000 members in Quebec, 250,000 in Canada and over 1.3 million in North America. Our members work in all fields of the food and retail industries as well as in other areas, such as services, processing, manufacturing, different techniques and various professions.

Contact Information

  • Roxane Larouche
    National Communications Representative
    UFCW Canada Quebec Regional Office
    Cell : (514) 233-5540
    roxane.larouche@tuac.ca