RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 19 /CNW/ - United Steelworkers representing the
striking Canadian workers at Vale Inco will be holding a live international
phone-line scrum from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
For the last two weeks, the delegation has traveled throughout much of
Brazil building alliances, and global plans to support Canadian striking
workers taking on the Brazilian multinational Vale SA. They have met with
thousands of workers, hundreds of locals and dozens of separate unions. The
USW has also signed a partnership with CUT (Brazil's largest trade union
organization) over this issue.
WHAT: LIVE Phone Conference Media Interview (conducted in English)
WHEN: Thursday, Aug 20th, 10:00am
WHERE: Contact USW for access code. (Access is open to all Canadian
WHO: USW Representatives from Canada in Brazil
They can answer questions about the strike, the international campaign on
behalf of the strike, and their trip and contacts in Brazil.
To get the access code, contact: Bob Gallagher at
For more information about the strike, visit www.FairDealNow.ca.
For further information:
For further information: Bob Gallagher, (416) 544-5966/(416) 434-2221,