WINNIPEG, April 1 /CNW/ - CAW members at Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg
have gone on strike as of noon today after negotiations between Bristol
and the union broke down over demands to slash benefits for seniors, as
well as a number of other concessions.
The union will be holding a press conference today, Friday April 1 at 3
Press Conference: Update on Bargaining with Bristol Aerospace
Today - Friday, April 1 at 3 p.m.
Hilton Suites - Winnipeg Airport
Laird Room - Main Floor
1800 Wellington Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3H 1B2
CAW Local 3005 represents 375 workers at Bristol. The collective
agreement expired this morning at 12:01 a.m.
Bristol Aerospace workers repair and overhaul aircraft and make aircraft
SOURCE Canadian Auto Workers
For further information:
please contact Assistant to the CAW National President Jerry Dias (cell) 416-315-1576 or CAW Communications Shannon Devine (cell) 416-302-1699