FURTHER PRESSURE ON 'GOLDEN BRAND' AND A CONTEST TOO:
Molly has blogged previously about the situation of workers at the Golden Brand factory in Montreal, faced as they are by a closure of the plant. She has also blogged about the online campaign to keep the plant alive. Here's the latest on the effort of their union,UNITE HERE, to save the plant. Note that the union is offering a contest prize to their supporters. To learn more and join the campaign (and maybe win the wedding or graduation dress of your dreams) see the following links.
UNITE HERE launches campaign and $1,000 contest to save factory
Workers at the Golden Brand suit factory in Montreal have launched a campaign to stop Moores and its US parent company The Men’s Wearhouse from shutting down their factory, eliminating 540 good jobs. The workers, represented by UNITE HERE, are urging customers not to rent wedding or graduation apparel from Men’s Wearhouse, MW Tux or Moores.
Moreover, they are offering $500 prizes in an eco-friendly and fair trade bridal contest and prom contest.
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