Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

September 01, 2007 09:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Canadian Labour Congress wants Atlantic Workers to "Turn up the Volume" and be Heard

SAINT JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwire - Sept. 1, 2007) - Hassan Yussuff, Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Labour Congress, will be available to the media in Saint John, New Brunswick on Labour Day to talk about the ongoing loss of the country's best jobs - over 300,000 manufacturing jobs in the last five years, half of them over the last twelve months - and why working people must demand immediate government action to reverse the trend.

In Saint John, Yussuff will walk in the local Labour Day Parade organized by the Saint John and District Labour Council. He will speak at the picnic in Rockwood Park following the parade.



When: Monday, September 3, 2007
starting at 11:00 a.m.

Where: Parade begins at Harbour Station and ends at Rockwood Park.

Who: Hassan Yussuff, Secretary-Treasurer, Canadian Labour Congress
on labour's call for a national Made-in-Canada Jobs strategy.


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 provincial and territorial federations of labour and 136 district labour councils. Web site: www.canadianlabour.ca

Contact Information

  • SAINT JOHN
    Canadian Labour Congress
    Dee Dee Daigle
    506-866-9661
    or
    OTTAWA
    Canadian Labour Congress
    Jeff Atkinson
    613-863-1413