March 18, 2010
BUSES TO “BRIDGING THE GAP” A SOLIDARITY RALLY – MONDAY MARCH 22
Vale Inco workers are in the fight of their lives. It’s our fight too! Vale Inco wants to take away workers’ pensions, seniority rights, and their share of the profits.
They’ve been holding the line for eight months. The battle is having a devastating effect on these workers, their families and the community. After this long, something has to give. It’s not going to be the workers! Not here in Ontario. Not now, not ever!
The time for solidarity is now!
A Solidarity Rally will be held in Sudbury at 4:30 pm on Monday, March 22 at the USW Hall, 66 Brady Street, Sudbury. Affiliates across the province have been organizing buses, cars and vans to Join the fight in Sudbury! Many are full, but there is limited seating on some buses still available. However, you must confirm your seat on the bus by calling the contact person listed below. Please, do not just show up at the location or you could be disappointed.
Ontario Federation of Labour, bus departs 15 Gervais Drive at 11 am. To confirm a seat, please call Laurie Hardwick at 416-443-7657, Steelworkers Toronto Area Council, bus departs from 25 Cecil Street at 9 am. To confirm a seat, please call Fred Shipley at 647-297-8262, CEP Ontario Region bus departs from Scarborough. To confirm a seat on the bus, contact Laura Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org, CUPE Ontario, one bus departs from City Hall at 9:45 am, a second bus departs from Milner Avenue at 10:45 am. To confirm a seat on either bus, contact Meaghan Dixon at 416-902-4916, Society of Energy Professionals, bus departs from downtown Toronto at 9 am. To confirm a seat on the bus, contact Rod Sheppard at 416-670-6835.
April 15 – Public Sector Leadership Summit, 7:00 p.m, 89 Chestnut St
April 21 – York Region Labour Awards, 7:00 p.m., Sheraton Parkway Hotel
April 24 – Women in Politics Forum – 9:00 a.m., 15 Gervais Dr.
May 8 – Aboriginal Workers/Workers of Colour Conference, 9:00, 15 Gervais Dr.
Visit labourcouncil.ca to download these flyers.
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