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CAW, CEP to reveal super union name, logo (link to livestream)

New union’s name and logo comes a year and a half after discussions and consultations on the New Union Project began.


May 30, 2013
by PLANT STAFF

TORONTO – The Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union and Communication, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) will reveal the name and logo of its new super union that will represent more than 300,000 workers across Canada in more than 20 different economic sectors.

The launch of the new union’s name and logo comes a year and a half after discussions and consultations on the New Union Project began.

The union’s new name and logo will be revealed this morning (May 30th) at a press conference in Toronto at 11 am EST.

Speakers will include:

  • Peter Kennedy, CAW National Secretary-Treasurer and New Union Proposal Committee Co-Chair
  • Gaétan Ménard, CEP National Secretary-Treasurer and New Union Proposal Committee Co-Chair
  • Ken Lewenza, CAW National President
  • Dave Coles, CEP National President,
  • Trish Hennessy, Principal, Hennessy Strategic Communications and Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Ontario Director

Over 150 CAW and CEP local union leaders will be on hand for the name and logo launch, along with allied community representatives and other invited guests. Media are welcome to attend the event.

Watch a livestream of the event at www.newunionconvention.ca.