AUGUST 13, 2018

(In the photo: Media attention on the lockout has stepped up as the CNE opening day approaches. Justin Antheunis (right) is the President of Local 58.)

Over 300 IATSE Local 58 members and supporters from other unions rallied today at City Hall for two hours.

Mayor Tory once again refused to return to the bargaining table and our proposal to go to binding arbitration was once again turned down.

There was extensive media coverage of this rally and the Friday, August 17 opening of the CNE is becoming more urgent news.

Labour dispute continues with CNE just days away – Global

Locked out stagehands rally at city hall, other unions show support – CBC

CNE workers continue to strike in labour dispute days before opening weekend – Global
(Please note: The above headline is wrong. This is not a strike, but a lockout imposed by Exhibition Place management. But we appreciate the coverage.)

Union to picket at CNE amid lockout with Exhibition Place – CITY-TV

Out-of-province workers crossing picket line to set up CNE, locked-out union says – CBC