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Unifor to provide update on CAMI negotiations

September 30, 2017

INGERSOLL – Unifor National President Jerry Dias will join the picket line at the General Motors CAMI plant on Sunday to update members of Local 88 on contract negotiations. Media are welcome to attend.

"The successful conclusion of these talks is vital to the future of the entire community," Dias said.

Dias will be joined by Local 88 leadership and members

• WHAT: Media Conference to update on contract negotiations between General Motors CAMI and Unifor Local 88
• WHERE: Picket line, General Motors CAMI plant - South gate, 300 Ingersoll St S, Ingersoll, ON
• WHEN: October 1, 11am
• WHO: Unifor National President Jerry Dias, Unifor Local 88 President Dan Borthwick, CAMI bargaining unit chair Mike Van Boekel

The main obstacle to settlement in these negotiations remains job security. Unifor is seeking a contractual commitment that the General Motors CAMI plant will remain the lead producer of the Chevy Equinox.

Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing more than 315,000 workers in every major area of the economy. The union advocates for all working people and their rights, fights for equality and social justice in Canada and abroad, and strives to create progressive change for a better future.

For more information, please contact Unifor Communications National Representative Stuart Laidlaw at stuart.laidlaw@unifor.org or (cell) 647-385-4054, or Kathleen O’Keefe at kathleen.okeefe@unifor.org or (cell) 416-495-6544.