HALIFAX, Aug. 17 /CNW/ - Trade unionists, friends, family and other
supporters of locked-out Farmers Dairy workers will be holding a rally
this Wednesday in downtown Halifax.
Wednesday, August 18, 2010, 8am-9am
Cornwallis Park (Across from the Westin Hotel)
The 250 workers, members of Local 40N of the Communications, Energy and
Paperworkers Union of Canada, have been locked out for five weeks. The
Nova Scotia Federation of Labour has called on consumers to boycott
Farmers Dairy Products.
The 250 workers include trades, machine operators, shippers, truck
drivers and merchandisers.
SOURCE Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada
For further information: For further information:
Kim Power (902) 229-3511, CEP National Representative
Brian Bennett (902) 830-5219, Local President