Extendicare Talks Break Off, CAW Information Picket in Toronto Wednesday, April 4

    TORONTO, April 3 /CNW/ - After six days of intense bargaining, contract
talks between the CAW bargaining committee and Extendicare Nursing homes broke
off Monday night.
    Five CAW locals - 302, 2458, 1120, 504 and 830 - represent 1,200 members
at 10 Extendicare Nursing homes in the Sault Ste. Marie, Oakville, London,
Windsor, Ottawa and Kingston areas.
    The two sides remain far apart on key items including staffing and
workplace issues such as health and safety and equity provisions for workers.
    In response, CAW negotiators are planning an information picket outside
Extendicare headquarters in Toronto starting at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4
at 3000 Steeles Ave. E. located at the north east corner of Woodbine Avenue
and Steeles.

For further information:

For further information: CAW national representative Robert Buchanan at
cell (519) 673-7276

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