Tomorrow: Unifor to raise CETA concerns

OTTAWA, Nov. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Unifor National President Jerry Dias will be speaking Tuesday, Nov. 19, before the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade (CIIT) hearings on the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, or CETA.

Dias will raise concerns about the secrecy around CETA and its possible impact on manufacturing and other industries. Besides testifying, Dias will submit to the committee, and release to the media, a written submission of Unifor's analysis of the deal.

  • What: Unifor National President Jerry Dias testifies at CIIT hearings on CETA
  • Where: Room 306, La Promenade Building, 151 Sparks Street
  • When: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, 8:45am

Founded on Labour Day weekend with the merging of the Canadian Auto Workers and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union, Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector with more than 300,000 members in every sector of the Canadian economy.

SOURCE: Unifor

For further information:

Angelo DiCaro, Unifor Research Department, 416-606-6311 or Shannon Devine, Unifor Communications Director 416-302-1699


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