CAW to make business case for St. Thomas Sterling Truck plant to Daimler AG

    TORONTO, Oct. 20 /CNW/ - CAW President Ken Lewenza and local union
leaders from the Sterling Truck plant in St. Thomas, Ontario will be meeting
tomorrow with executives from Daimler AG in Windsor to make a business case
for the continued production at the facility.
    The meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 21 from approximately
10 - 11 a.m. at the

    Hilton Hotel in Windsor, Ontario
    277 Riverside Drive West
    N9A 5K4

    Lewenza and local union leaders will be available for comment after the
    Daimler announced on October 14 that it would close the facility as of
March 2009.
    The meeting with Daimler follows an October 17 meeting with local
politicians including Conservative MP Joe Preston, Liberal MPP Steve Peters
and St. Thomas Mayor Cliff Barwick, all of whom pledged support to keep the
Sterling Truck plant going. Both Preston and Peters indicated that there could
be government funds made available for re-tooling the plant.
    Currently the St. Thomas Sterling Truck plant employs more than
2,000 workers.

For further information:

For further information: CAW Communications, Shannon Devine (cell) (416)
302-1699 or Angelo DiCaro (cell) (416) 606-6311

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