Media Advisory: CLC Celebrates International Women's Day/Will Launch Web-Based Game About Women's Work


OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire -03/06/12)- The Canadian Labour Congress will host an Ottawa reception on Tuesday, March 6th to celebrate International Women's Day. On the same day the CLC will use its website to launch Work it!, a web-based video game dealing with the challenges women face in balancing work and family life.

The game will send a message about these challenges, but also about how unions can make working life better and more balanced for women.

Food and refreshments will be served at the reception. Journalists are welcome and Barbara Byers, CLC Executive Vice-President, will be available for comment to the media.


WHO:        Canadian Labour Congress

WHAT:       Celebrate International Women's Day
            Launch Work it!, web-based game

WHEN:       Tuesday, March 6, 2012
            7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

WHERE:      Metropolitain Brasserie
            700 Sussex Drive Ottawa

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.3 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 130 district labour councils. Website: Follow us on Twitter @CanadianLabour.


Vicky Smallman
CLC Women's and Human Rights Department
Cell-text: 613-866-8741

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