MEDIA ADVISORY - Steelworkers Seek Court Order to Stop U.S. Steel

HAMILTON, ON, Sept. 18 2015 /CNW/ - United Steelworkers (USW) representatives will hold a news conference today at 3 p.m. in Hamilton to address U.S. Steel's latest threats to its Canadian operations, workers and pensioners.

          WHAT:       

News conference to respond to U.S. Steel threats to Canadian operations, workers and pensioners



          WHERE:      

United Steelworkers Hall


1031 Barton Street East, Hamilton



          WHEN:      

3:00 p.m., Friday, September 18, 2015



          WHO:          

Representatives of United Steelworkers District 6, USW Local 1005, USW Local 8782

 

"U.S. Steel has hit a new low with its latest threats to our Canadian operations and its obligations to our workers, pensioners and communities," said USW Ontario Director Marty Warren.

"We contend U.S. Steel's plans are illegal and we are urging the courts to stop them in their tracks," Warren said.

* NOTE: Out-of-town media can participate via teleconference. Dial-in numbers are as follows:

          USA/Canada (toll-free): 1-877-860-3058
          Toronto: + 1 647 426 9185
          Montreal: + 1 514 669 5924

          Guest Passcode: 752967#

SOURCE United Steelworkers (USW)

For further information: Tony DePaulo, Assistant to USW Ontario Director, 416-243-8792, 905-869-0760, tdepaulo@usw.ca; Gary Howe, President, USW Local 1005, 905-531-4078, gary.howe@uswa1005.ca; Bill Ferguson, President, USW Local 8782, 905-537-8782, president@uswa8782.com; Bob Gallagher, USW Communications, 416-544-5966, 416-434-2221, bgallagher@usw.ca

RELATED LINKS
http://www.usw.ca

Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890