Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

January 19, 2012 07:30 ET

Media Advisory: Ken Georgetti to Attend London Rally to Support Electro-Motive/Caterpillar Workers

CLC President available for media comment

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 19, 2012) - Ken Georgetti, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, will participate in a support rally in London, Ontario on Saturday, January 21 for workers locked out by Electro-Motive/Caterpillar.

The company locked out workers at its London-based diesel train plant on New Year's Day in an attempt to slash benefits and cut wages in half.

The Day of Action is being organized by the Canadian Auto Workers, with support from the London and District Labour Council, the Ontario Federation of Labour and the CLC. Georgetti will be available for comment to the media.

WHO: Ken Georgetti, President, Canadian Labour Congress
WHAT: Rally to Support Electro-Motive/Caterpillar Workers
WHEN: Saturday January 21, 2012
11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Victoria Park, London, ON

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.3 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. Website: canadianlabour.ca/ Follow us on Twitter: @CanadianLabour

Contact Information

  • Michael MacIsaac
    CLC (in London)
    Cell: 613-796-4705

    Jeff Atkinson
    CLC Communications
    613-526-7425
    Mobile & text: 613-863-1413
    jatkinson@clc-ctc.ca