Media Advisory - Unifor to make announcement about trucker working conditions

VICTORIA, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Unifor National President Jerry Dias will make an announcement Wednesday in Victoria regarding the ongoing dispute at the Port Metro Vancouver.

"Until the federal government commits itself to these negotiations, a sustainable resolution is nowhere in sight," said Dias. "We're prepared to work around the clock to get a deal. To make that happen, Minister Raitt must take responsibility for her role in ending the dispute at the port."

Who: Jerry Dias, Unifor national president; Paul Johal, Unifor-VCTA president; Gavin McGarrigle, BC Area Director

When: Wednesday, March 26, 10:30am

Where: Cedar Room (Room 241), Legislature Buildings, Victoria, BC

Unifor was founded Labour Day weekend 2013 when the Canadian Auto Workers and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers unions merged. With more than 300,000 members, Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector.

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For more information, please contact Unifor Communications Representative Ian Boyko at 778-903-6549 (cell) or Ian.Boyko@unifor.org