Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

September 01, 2007 08:00 ET

Media Advisory Reminder: Canadian Labour Congress Wants Toronto Workers to "Turn Up the Volume" and Be Heard

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 1, 2007) - Ken Georgetti, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, will be available to the media in Toronto 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 Toronto, Georgetti will walk in the Toronto Labour Day Parade organized by the Toronto and York Region Labour Council.

When: Monday, September 3, 2007
from 10:00 a.m.

Where: Where the Parade assembles at Queen Street and University
Avenue. The Parade proceeds west along Queen to the CNE's
Dufferin Gates.

Who: Ken Georgetti, President, 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:

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