Passing of Former CAW Local 2301 President Ross Slezak

August 14, 2008, 11:46 AM EST


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The CAW is mourning the passing of former CAW Local 2301 President Ross Slezak on July 1 in Vancouver.

For more than three decades Ross worked tirelessly as a trade unionist and social activist on behalf of working people and their families, especially in the northwest British Columbia area.

Ross was elected to numerous union leadership roles over the years including CAW Local 2301 President and Vice-President, CASAW National Union President, Kitimat/Terrace & District Labour Council Vice-President and most recently as the CAW Local 2301 full-time union health and safety representative.

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