The Teamsters will ask Sotheby's to end lockout of art handlers...
TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Teamster members and supporters
will protest tomorrow outside Sotheby's Auction House at its auction of
The protesters will call on Sotheby's to end the lockout at its New York
Auction House. Sotheby's management in New York locked out its staff of
forty-three art handlers almost four months ago.
Despite making $774 million in total revenue last year and the near
doubling of its CEO's salary, Sotheby's continues to insist on the
right to eliminate retirement for current employees, and the complete
elimination of benefits and union protections for all new employees.
Representatives from Teamsters Canada
Leaflets, banners and protest signs against Sotheby's lockout of its art
Monday, November 28 at 6 p.m.
Sotheby's Auction House, 9 Hazelton Avenue, Toronto M5R 2E1
The Teamsters Union represents 125,000 members in Canada in all trades.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, with which Teamsters Canada
is affiliated, has 1.4 million members in North America.
SOURCE TEAMSTERS CANADA
For further information:
Stéphane Lacroix, Director of Communications, Teamsters Canada
Office: 450-682-5521 x236
Fitos Vritsios, Organizer for Teamsters Canada