The Canadian Press

1995-12-11 | London-Protest

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Up to 10 thousand union workers protested in London, Ontario December 11th. Canadian Auto Workers president Buzz Hargrove said workers wanted to show the Tory government they weren't going to take massive spending cuts and changes to labor law lying down. The changes included lifting a ban on replacement workers and making it harder to organize unions. A number of city-run services were affected, as were the GM Diesel plant, the GM-Suzuki and CAMI auto plants, and the Ford assembly plant in nearby Talbotville.

Date: 1995-12-11
Placeline: St. Thomas, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << parliamentary democracies have a history of of civil disobedience of very facing an unjust law we're facing again, a group of eighty two people who got elected and now think they have a dictatorship you don't have to talk to anybody they can go ahead and destroy everything as important working people without discussion we're going to protest that >>

Clip ID: 19951211CPCN001