'After eight months on the picket line, Vale INCO workers are still battling one of the most profitable corporations in the world.' - OPSEU.
Sudbury (16 March 2010) - The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE) is calling on its members to join a Solidarity Rally with our fellow labour movement members of the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 6500 who have been on strike at Vale INCO since last summer.
"After eight months on the picket line, Vale INCO workers are still battling one of the most profitable corporations in the world," OPSEU says. "Fighting for their pensions and seniority rights, over 3,500 employees are on strike. Join the Bridging the Gap Solidarity Rally in Sudbury, on March 22 at 4 p.m.
The USW, Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) and Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) are organizing buses from across the province. For information on buses contact Laurie Hardwick at the OFL at 416 443-7657 or 416 443-7657 .
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 340,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. NUPGE
Local 6500 - United Steelworkers