Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

November 24, 2016 11:26 ET

Media Advisory: Nation-wide campaign to ban asbestos gets support in Windsor

WINDSOR, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 24, 2016) - The CLC will host a news conference at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 28 at the Unifor Local 200-444 Hall to address the need for a comprehensive ban on asbestos. The news conference coincides with the launch of two online videos earlier this month that raise awareness about the danger posed by asbestos and the need for a ban. Experts and activists will talk about the effects of asbestos exposure on workers and their families. Surviving family members of victims of asbestos-related illnesses will also be on hand to share their personal stories with the media.

Who: Brian Hogan, Windsor District Labour Council President
Dr. Deborah Hellyer, Respirologist, OHCOW
David Holjevac, Unifor National Health and Safety Training Coordinator
John Arnold, Workers Health and Safety Centre Regional Representative
Where: Unifor Local 200-444 Hall
1855 Turner Rd, Lower Level
Windsor
When: 1:00 p.m., Monday, November 28, 2016

Contact Information

  • For more information or to arrange an interview:
    Chantal St-Denis
    CLC National Representative, Media Relations
    613-355-1962
    cstdenis@clc-ctc.ca

    Local contact:
    Brian Hogan
    WDLC President
    519-999-4418
    bhoganoecta@gmail.com