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March 01, 2005 16:30 ET

UFCW Canada: Windsor Wal-Mart Workers to Reveal Union Drive at Press Conference Wednesday, March 2nd at 11:00 a.m. EST


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FOR: UFCW CANADA

MARCH 1, 2005 - 16:30 ET

UFCW Canada: Windsor Wal-Mart Workers to Reveal Union
Drive at Press Conference Wednesday, March 2nd at
11:00 a.m. EST

WINDSOR, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 1, 2005) - Attention: Assignment
Editors

Current and longtime Wal-Mart employees will be briefing the media at a
press conference on Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. regarding a
union drive at their Windsor, Ontario store.

Joining them will be representatives of UFCW Canada (United Food and
Commercial Workers Canada) to make a major announcement regarding the
status of the campaign; an application to the Ontario Labour Relations
Board; and the likely schedule of a certification vote in the days to
come.



EVENT: Windsor Wal-Mart Workers press conference

DATE: Wednesday, March 2, 2005

TIME: 11:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Holiday Inn Select Hotel, Amherstburg Room
1855 Huron Church Road
Windsor, Ontario N9C 2L6
(519) 966-1200


The Holiday Inn Select is five blocks south of the Ambassador Bridge.
The Amherstburg Room will be lit for video. Direct audio distribution
feeds (microphone and line level) will be supplied.

UFCW Canada is the union leading the drive to assist Wal-Mart Canada
workers in their campaign for justice and dignity in the workplace.
Currently Wal-Mart stores in Jonquiere and Saint Hyacinthe, Quebec have
been certified and are the only unionized Wal-Mart stores in North
America. Applications to certify 12 other Wal-Mart locations across
Canada are also pending with labour boards in British Columbia,
Saskatchewan and Quebec.

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