SEIU Canada (Service Employees International Union - Canada)

SEIU Canada (Service Employees International Union - Canada)

March 30, 2007 15:39 ET

SEIU-Media Advisory: Casino Workers to Speak Out on Sunday About Efforts to Form Union

Press Conference 5pm Sunday April 1st at Citadel Hotel

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(CCNMatthews - March 30, 2007) - Workers employed by Casino Nova Scotia in Halifax will be speaking out at a press conference on Sunday Apr. 1, 2007 at 5:00 pm at the Citadel Hotel.

Halifax Casino workers, who are employed by Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) at Casino Nova Scotia, launched a union organizing drive just over a month ago to win increased wages, benefits, job security and overall fair treatment in their workplace.

These Casino employees are working alongside organizers and members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 902 to form their new union.

What: Press Conference featuring Casino workers who are forming union

When: Sunday April 1st 2007 at 5:00pm

Where: Terrace Room, first floor of the Citadel Hotel
1960 Brunswick Street, Halifax NS

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is the largest and fastest growing union in North America, with 98,000 workers in Canada and 1.8 million workers worldwide.

Contact Information

  • SEIU Canada
    Tony Tracy
    National Organizer
    (902) 233-1713 (cell)