OTTAWA, June 9, 2011 /CNW/ - Recently released from prison after being
jailed since 2008 on scurrilous charges, Mexican trade unionist Juan
Linares, along with organizers from the Wisconsin labour uprising, will
be speaking in Ottawa next week.
Monday, June 13th, 1pm.
CEP headquarters; 301 Laurier Avenue West
The guests are part of a special session of the International Chemical,
Energy, Mining and General Workers Federation (ICEM) hosted by the
Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union (CEP).
1pm -- Fighting union busting and privatization by the Calderon
Juan Linares, senior officer of Los Mineros, the Mexican miners union
Martin Esparza, President of the Mexico City Electrical Workers Union
3pm -- The US labour movement after Wisconsin
Mike Bolton, United Steelworkers, Wisconsin
Mark Brooks, Utility Workers Union of America
Peter Rickman, - Madison Wisconsin Graduate Student Union
English-French-Spanish simultaneous translation available.
SOURCE COMMUNICATIONS, ENERGY AND PAPERWORKERS UNION OF CANADA
For further information:
For more information and to confirm attendance: Michelle Walsh, CEP Communications Director, (613) 230-5800, ext. 222, (613) 858-9144 (mobile), firstname.lastname@example.org.