Steel Beam Mill, We Want it Now! - Demonstration at Contrecoeur on June 14, 2009

    CONTRECOEUR, QC, June 13 /CNW Telbec/ - The United Steelworkers (FTQ) is
taking action to pressure the ArcelorMittal company into upholding the
commitment it made in 2007 to build a steel beam mill at Contrecoeur. A
demonstration, to which the entire population is invited, will be held on June
14, 2009 in Contrecoeur.
    This family-oriented demonstration will be followed by a rally at
Cartier-Richard Park, where entertainment is planned. Mrs. Suzanne Dansereau,
mayor of Contrecoeur, Claude Langlois, president of union local 6586, Luc
Malo, Bloc québécois MP, Daniel Roy, Québec Director of the United
Steelworkers and Michel Arsenault, President of the Fédération des
travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec (FTQ) will address the crowd at around
3 p.m.

    DATE:  June 14, 2009

    PLACE: Gather at 1:00 p.m. at Joseph-Etienne Duhamel Park, 5280 route
           Marie-Victorin (route 132) in Contrecoeur for a walk of about 1 km
           heading west, ending at Cartier-Richard Park (next to Maison
           Lenoblet-du-Plessis, 4752 route Marie-Victorin).
           For those traveling the Steel Highway or Route 30, take exit 160,
           towards St-Antoine Street, as far as Marie-Victorin

    TIME:  Departure at 1:30 pm; the walk should take approximately 45

For further information:

For further information: Jean Laverdière, Fédération des travailleurs et
travailleuses du Québec (FTQ), (514) 893-7809; Daniel Mallette, United
Steelworkers (FTQ), (514) 850-2252, (450) 567-0170

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