Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

June 02, 2014 07:00 ET

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Solidarity with BC Teachers

New CLC President in Vancouver Monday

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 2, 2014) - The newly-elected President of the Canadian Labour Congress, Hassan Yussuff, will be in Vancouver Monday, June 2 to support members of the BC Teachers Federation in their dispute with the provincial government.

Yussuff will let striking teachers know they have the support of Canada's labour movement and join them on the picket line.

WHO: Hassan Yussuff, CLC President
WHERE: Cambie Secondary School
4151 Jacombs Rd (at Cambie Rd)
WHEN: Monday, June 2, 7:45 a.m.

Yussuff will be available for interviews throughout the day, from 7:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

The Canadian Labour Congress 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 111 district labour councils.

Contact Information

  • Jeff Atkinson
    CLC Communications
    Cell: 613-863-1413

    Amber Hockin
    CLC Regional Director, Pacific
    Cell: 604-786-9148