OTTAWA, Sept. 29 /CNW Telbec/ - Despite 11 lay-offs at the National Gallery of Canada and more lay-offs expected in the near future, PSAC members at the Gallery express their solidarity for other workers. They will give $1,000 to their sisters and brothers on strike at the Museum of Civilization in Gatineau.
PSAC members will gather at Noon under the spider at the NGC and they will cross the Ottawa River on the Alexandra Bridge to bring financial and moral support to their sisters and brothers on strike at the Museum of Civilization.
WHAT: Solidarity March
WHO: PSAC members at the NGC
SPEAKERS: Maria Fitzpatrick, PSAC Regional Executive
Philippe Carpentier, President, PSAC Local 70397
WHEN: Friday, October 2, 2009, at 12:00
WHERE: Starting under the giant spider at the NGC, Ottawa,
and meeting at the Museum of Civilization in Gatineau
For further information: For further information: Alain Cossette, PSAC Communications, (613) 293-9210