Labour unites around Unifor 594 after arrests at refinery lockout

As reported in Rankandfile.ca, “in a move that shocked trade unionists across the country, the Regina Police Service arrested Unifor National President Jerry Dias and thirteen other Unifor members at Gate 7 of Regina’s Co-op Refinery Complex on Monday, January 20, 2020.  About 730 refinery workers, members of Local 594, have been locked out for the past 49 days for trying to save their current Defined Benefit pension plan.”

Labour activists and leaders from across the country joined the picket line outside the Co-op Refinery Complex in a united show of solidarity.

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