OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 15, 2012) - Ken Georgetti, Canadian Labour Congress President, will attend trade union meetings held in conjunction with the summit of G-20 leaders in Los Cabos, Mexico on June 18-19th. Georgetti will be available for media comment from Los Cabos.
Georgetti and other global union leaders will press labour's agenda for dealing with the international economic situation. They are calling on G20 political leaders to rethink austerity policies which are pushing economies back into recession and destroying jobs, and to focus instead on a plan for creating jobs and growth. The labour leaders are also renewing their call for more stringent regulation of the financial system and the introduction of a financial transactions tax to support jobs and social protection.
WHO: Ken Georgetti, President, Canadian Labour Congress
WHAT: 2012 G-20 Mexico Summit
WHERE: Los Cabos, Mexico
WHEN: June 18-19, 2012
The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.3 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 130 district labour councils. Web site: www.canadianlabour.ca Follow us on Twitter @CanadianLabour