Top Canadian labour leaders to address workers at Oshawa GM blockade

    TORONTO, June 8 /CNW/ - Canadian Labour Congress President Ken Georgetti
and Secretary-Treasurer Hassan Yussuff are addressing workers at the blockade
at GM headquarters in Oshawa this morning at 9 a.m. to lend their support for
the effort.
    Workers will be joined by CAW President Buzz Hargrove at approximately
2 p.m. this afternoon as CAW members and other members of the community take
part in a family barbeque at the site.
    Federal Liberal Party leader Stéphane Dion, federal NDP leader Jack
Layton, NDP Industry Critic and former assistant to CAW president Peggy Nash
and Ontario NDP leader Howard Hampton have all addressed the workers at the
blockade since it was set up early Wednesday morning.

For further information:

For further information: CAW Local 222 Communications Director Joe
Sarnovsky, (cell) (905) 439-1007 or CAW Communications Shannon Devine, (cell)
(416) 302-1699

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