CAW Local 1285 UPC Chair Elected Labour Council President

February 3, 2011, 10:50 AM EST

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CAW Local 1285 member Motilall Sarjoo (Sarj) has been elected president of the Brampton-Mississauga and District Labour Council.  Sarjoo has been a delegate to the labour council for 10 years and held the position of 1st Vice President for six years, in addition to chairing his local union's Union in Politics Committee.

He said he looks forward to confronting the challenges up ahead, particularly of concern is the attack on workers' rights, wages and pensions.   He said he's enthusiastic about working with the labour council executive and delegates to help strengthen the labour movement within the community, just west of Toronto

 Sarjoo thanked the executive of CAW Local 1285, particularly local president Leon Rideout. Additionally, he thanked all the other delegates that supported him in his election victory.

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