OTTAWA, Feb. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Commissionaires on strike and their
supporters will hold a rally in front of Commissionaires Ottawa's office to
urge this employer to negotiate a fair collective agreement.
Those workers are normally assigned to provide security services at the
Health Canada buildings at Tunney's Pasture, and other locations.
They have been on strike for more than three months. The employer offers
no salary increase for the first year of a contract and wages increases below
the inflation rate for the subsequent years.
Who: Striking Commissionaires and supporters
What: Rally and Information line
Where 100 Gloucester, Ottawa
When: Friday, February 22, 12:00 p.m.
Why: To negotiate a living wage
For further information:
For further information: Ed Cashman, PSAC Regional Executive Vice-
President (National Capital Region), (613) 297-1924; Angèle Cadieux, PSAC
Strike Coordinator, (613) 298-0351; Alain Cossette, PSAC Communications, (613)