Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

April 29, 2005 15:41 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY Where the Leaders are on May Day

Attention: Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, News Editor, World News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor OTTAWA--(CCNMatthews - April 29, 2005) - Child care. Unemployment insurance. Child poverty. Retirement income security. Wal-Mart. Workers' rights. Training insurance. Job creation. The public nature of health care.

Across the country, the leaders of Canadian Labour Congress are available to speak to the media on these topics as they relate to the celebrations of International Workers' Day, Sunday May 1st, 2005.

WHAT: International Workers' Day

DATE: Sunday, May 1st, 2005

OTTAWA: Ken Georgetti, president - before 11:30 a.m.

MONCTON, N.B.: Ken Georgetti, president - after 5:00 p.m.

TORONTO: Hassan Yussuff, secretary-treasurer - all day

WINNIPEG: Barbara Byers, executive vice-president - will participate in the Annual Labour Council May Day March, through downtown Winnipeg

VANCOUVER: Marie Clarke Walker, executive vice-president - will attend the events of the Canadian Women's World March Committee

CONTACTS: Ottawa - Jean Wolff, 613-878-6040
Moncton - Jean-Claude Basque, 506-862-9182
Toronto - Jean Wolff, 613-878-6040
Winnipeg - Iris Taylor, 204-781-2249
Vancouver - Jean Wolff, 613-878-6040

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 137 district labour councils. Web site: www.clc-ctc.ca
/For further information: Jean Wolff 613-878-6040/ IN: ECONOMY, FINANCE, LABOUR, POLITICS, SOCIAL

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