Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

April 13, 2007 16:01 ET

Media Advisory: Labour Leaders to Join Party Leaders to Promote EI Reform

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 13, 2007) - Leaders from Canada and Quebec largest labour organizations along with representatives of unemployed workers will join leaders from the three opposition parties in the House of Commons to promote the Employment Insurance reform proposed in Bill C-269, that has the endorsement of all three parties.

Attending and speaking: Gilles Duceppe, Leader of the Bloc Quebecois, Jack Layton, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada and a representative of the Liberal Party of Canada.

When: 10:00 a.m.
Monday, April 16, 2007

Where: National Press Club, Main Dining Room, 2nd floor
150 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON
(accessible also from 165 Sparks Street)

Who: Barbara Byers, executive vice-president, Canadian Labour
Henri Masse, president, FTQ (Quebec Federation of Labour)
Claudette Carbonneau, president, CSN
Rejean Parent, president CSQ (Centrale des syndicats du
Pierre Cere, president, CNC (Comite national des chomeurs)

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 135 district labour councils. Web site:

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