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Unifor to make announcement concerning transit strike

November 25, 2019 - 12:00 AM

VANCOUVER—Unifor representatives will hold a media availability to discuss next steps in the ongoing transit strike in Metro Vancouver.

Nearly 5,000 Unifor members working at Coast Mountain Bus Company have been taking legal job action since November 1. Job action will escalate to a three-day system-wide shut-down during November 27–29.

WHAT: Media availability concerning transit strike

WHO: Unifor Western Regional Director Gavin McGarrigle and members of Unifor Locals 111 and 2200

WHEN: Monday, November 25 at 12 p.m. PT

WHERE: First floor auditorium, Unifor Western Regional Office (326 12th Street, New Westminster)

For those who cannot attend in person, the news conference will be streamed live on Unifor Canada’s Facebook page: Facebook.com/uniforcanada

Unifor is Canada’s largest union in the private sector, representing 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 media inquiries please contact Unifor Communications Representative Ian Boyko at ian.boyko@unifor.org or 778-903-6549 (cell).