Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

August 31, 2012 07:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Hassan Yussuff to Attend Labour Day Events in Vancouver, Abbotsford

CLC Secretary-Treasurer available for comments to media

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 31, 2012) - Hassan Yussuff, Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Labour Congress,
will attend Labour Day events in Vancouver and Abbotsford on Monday, September 3. They are sponsored by the Vancouver and District Labour Council, the New Westminster and District Labour Council, and the Fraser Valley Labour Council. Yussuff will be available for comments to the media.

Canadian workers have celebrated their achievements on this day since it was declared a national holiday in 1894. The focus this year is on the Union Advantage - how unions stand up for fairness on behalf of their members and all Canadians.

WHO: Hassan Yussuff
Secretary-Treasurer, CLC
WHAT: Lower Mainland Labour Day Events
WHEN & WHERE: Monday, September 3
11:00 a.m. (speeches at 12 Noon]
John Hendry Park (Trout Lake)
Vancouver
Monday, September 3
1:30 p.m.
Mill Lake Park
Abbotsford

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.3 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 130 district labour councils. Web site: www.canadianlabour.ca Follow us on Twitter @CanadianLabour

Contact Information

  • Ron Stipp, CLC Pacific region (on September 3)
    Cell and text: 604-603-4611
    rstipp@clc-ctc.ca

    Dennis Gruending, CLC Communications (prior to September 3)
    Cell and text: 613-878-6040
    dgruending@clc-ctc.ca