Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

October 25, 2006 14:24 ET

Media Advisory/Vote on Bill C-257: Georgetti to Comment on the Vote on the Anti-Scab Legislation

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 25, 2006) - The president of the Canadian Labour Congress will be on Parliament Hill (Centre Block) to watch the vote on Bill C-257.

Immediately after, Ken Georgetti will be available to the media to comment on the vote and on Bill C-257 - that would make it illegal for employers to hire replacement workers (often referred to as "scabs") while their own employees are locked out or on strike.

When: 6:30 p.m. or as soon as possible after the recorded
vote on Bill C-257 is completed.

Today, Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Where: Charles Lynch Press Conference Room
Room 130-S,
Centre Block, Parliament Hill, Ottawa

Invitation: The members of Parliamentary media corps are also
invited at a reception hosted by the Canadian Labour
Congress after the vote on Bill C-257, in Room 209 and
269 of the West Block on Parliament Hill.

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 135 district labour councils.

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