Good evening everyone,

 

UNIFOR has taken control of the Northstar Aerospace facility in Milton, Ontario to demand that the company fund a dramatic 24 per cent pension deficit. 

The occupation began at 4 a.m. ET and is currently underway at 180 Market Drive in Milton, Ontario. The workers have taken a very courageous stand and are in need of support.

 

This message is to request solidarity for TONIGHT if at all possible as picket lines are thinner in the evenings. To control the space, solidarity is incredibly important. There is also a request for solidarity tomorrow. The picket line will continue to run around the clock outside the building.

 

If you have the ability to go tonight or tomorrow, please do. We realize this is short notice and a late night request, however, the support is urgently needed.

 

Please let me or Jim McDowell know if you plan to attend and send support so I can let the folks know at the plant location. You can reach Jim McDowell at jim.mcdowell@prlc.ca

 

 

Location:


180 Market Dr, Milton, ON L9T 3H5

 

 

For more info, check out this article from CBC:

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/unifor-members-occupy-milton-plant-that-makes-boeing-parts-1.4241493

 

 

 

In solidarity,

 

 

_______________

Melisa Bayon

Director of Political Action & Outreach, Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL)

647-234-1795 | mbayon@ofl.ca | @Meli_Bay

 

Executive Secretary, Kathy Neumann: 416-443-7674 | kneumann@ofl.ca

 

www.OFL.ca | @OFLabour | Facebook.com/OFLabour 

 

The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) represents 54 unions and one million workers. It is Canada’s largest provincial labour federation.