Tuesday, March 15, 2011
CAW 114 Supports Striking VIU Faculty Association in Nanaimo
Brothers Geoff Cocetti and Jim Sadlemyer stand in support of the striking Vancouver Island University Faculty Association during a rally held by the students March 14, 2011. They have also walked the picket lines in a show of solidarity. Jim Sadlemyer, Vancouver Member at Large for Local 114 is also the Strike Support Committee chair for the Nanaimo Duncan and District Labour Council. "I am proud to report that unionized workers in Nanaimo are respecting picket lines and refusing to cross. I am also pleased with the ongoing support shown by other unions as their members walk the lines before and after their normal work days," observed Sadlmeyer.