Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

September 01, 2007 08:00 ET

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

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 1, 2007) - Marie Clarke Walker, Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress, will be available to the media in Ottawa 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 Ottawa, Clarke Walker will walk in the local Labour Day Parade organized by the Ottawa and District Labour Council. She will also attend the picnic in McNabb Park following the parade.



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

Where: Parade begins at Ottawa City Hall (Lisgar Street) and ends at
McNabb Park (Gladstone Street at Bronson Avenue).

Who: Marie Clarke Walker, Executive Vice-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: www.canadianlabour.ca

Contact Information

  • Jeff Atkinson
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