CAW Meets to Strategize on Financial/ Auto Crisis

November 25, 2008, 1:45 PM EST


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The CAW will be bringing together key union leadership in the major assembly, auto parts and truck assembly sectors for a series of meetings about the impact of the financial crisis on the auto and truck industry in Canada. The issue of what this crisis means to pensions will also be addressed.

The meetings will include a speech by CAW President Ken Lewenza and presentations by CAW Economist Jim Stanford and CAW Pensions and Benefits Director Sym Gill.  

The meetings are set as follows:

London

Wednesday, November 26 at 9:30 a.m.
Western Fair Grounds, Progress Room 

316 Rectory St., London, ON

*Will include local union leadership from London, St. Thomas, Ingersoll, Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge, Brantford and surrounding area.

Windsor

Thursday, November 27 at 9:30 a.m.

Caesars Casino Windsor Hotel, AugustaRoom

377 Riverside Drive East(use McDougall/ valet entrance), Windsor, ON

*Will include local union leadership from Windsor, Essex, Tecumseh, Leamington, Tilbury, Chathamand surrounding area.

Toronto

Friday, November 28 at 9:30 a.m.

Double Tree International Plaza in Rooms A, B and C

655 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON

*Will include local union leadership from Toronto, Oakville, Brampton, Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering, Mississauga and surrounding area.

All meetings are open to the media.

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