Media advisory - Monday: Unifor to make announcement on Toyota unionizing campaign

KITCHENER/TORONTO, ON, March 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Unifor will be making an important announcement about the status of its unionization efforts at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada's Cambridge and Woodstock major auto plants, at a press conference on Monday at 10 a.m. in Kitchener, Ontario.

Unifor has been working alongside Toyota team members for more than a year as they've been trying to form a union in Toyota's three facilities - two in Cambridge, one in Woodstock, Ontario.

Press conference:

Monday, March 31 at 10 a.m.
Radisson Hotel - 2960 King Street East, Kitchener, ON
Elmira Room

Speakers include:

Unifor National President Jerry Dias
Unifor Organizing Director John Aman
Toyota team members from both the Cambridge and Woodstock locations

Members of the media unable to attend, but still wish to participate can call: 1-888-231-8191

*Photos and video will be available through Unifor Communications after the event.

Unifor is Canada's newest labour union, representing 305,000 members across the country in 20 different economic sectors. Unifor is committed to ensuring safer workplaces, secure employment, wages and benefits that provide a decent standard of living, dignity and respect in the workplace. Unifor was formed last Labour Day weekend by the joining together of the Canadian Auto Workers union and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union.

SOURCE Unifor

For further information:

For more information, please contact Unifor Communications Director Sarah Blackstock 416-949-1072 sarah.blackstock@unifor.org or Unifor Communications Representative Shannon Devine 416-302-1699 shannon.devine@unifor.org  or visit: www.unifortoyota.ca