CAW Rally Wednesday at Niagara Falls MPP's Office Over Edscha Workers Severance

June 9, 2009, 3:29 PM EST


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CAW members including workers from auto parts supplier Edscha Canada in Niagara Falls, Ontario will hold a rally Wednesday morning outside the office of Niagara Falls MPP Kim Craitor.

The Fighting for Our Jobs and Severance Rally will get underway at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 10 outside Craitor's office at 3930 Montrose Road, Suite 8, Niagara Falls.

CAW Local 199 President Wayne Gates, CAW Assistant to the President Jerry Dias, and Edscha plant chairperson Brian Nicholl will speak at the rally.

CAW Local 199 represents approximately 200 workers at Edscha Canada in Niagara Falls, which is slated to close at the end of the month. The company is refusing to pay the workers severance.

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