Invitation - Protest against outsourcing in Bell Canada



    MONTREAL, June 15 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Telecommunications
Employees' Association (CTEA) is organizing a demonstration against Bell
Canada's decision of cutting jobs and reducing the work hours of its Canadian
employees in favour of overseas outsourcing companies.

    
    When :       Saturday June 16 at 5:00 pm

    Where:       In front of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre - 123 Front
                 Street West
    

    The Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce is holding a gala event to promote
more growth in trade between India and Canada. "Bell Canada and like minded
companies continue to show disregard for their employees and the communities
within which they operate by sending good jobs overseas to the lowest bidder",
says Brenda Knight, President of the CTEA. "We want to raise public and
government awareness towards the fact that this issue affects not only our
membership, but all Canadian working people."
    On June 6, the speech on the abusive use of outsourcing delivered by
Danny Taurozzi, CTEA Vice-President, before Michael Sabia, President of BCE,
had been applauded by several shareholders.

    About the CTEA:

    The CTEA is an independent union certified in the 1940s by the Canadian
Labour Relations Board to represent employees of Bell Canada. Over the years,
the CTEA has been certified as the bargaining representative for several
groups of employees working for employers such as Comtech, Bell Aliant, ACMS
(Amdocs), Télébec S.E.C., Yellow Pages Group, and Bell ICT Outsourcing
Solutions inc.




For further information:

For further information: Media Contact In Ontario: Brenda Knight, CTEA
President, (613) 521-3289, Fax: (613) 521-3267, bknight@acet-ctea.com,
www.acet-ctea.com

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