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Rally to save jobs on March 22, 2013 in Windsor

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March 21, 2012

Premier Dalton McGuinty’s plan for casinos in Ontario will hurt a lot of people and communities. Among them are 215 workers, including 31 OPSEU members, who will lose their jobs at the Windsor Raceway.

They need you to stand with them and their growing group of supporters.

When:            Thursday, March 22

What time:    5 p.m.

Where:     Windsor Raceway parking lot, 5555 Ojibway Pkwy, Windsor

Who:        OPSEU, local politicians, Windsor Labour Council, Canadian Auto Workers,       Essex County Council members, slots and horse players, and industry participants and suppliers.

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The McGuinty government has made a lot of money off the facilities it’s closing. And now, it’s turning that business over to private companies to open new locations.

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation announced earlier this month that it will shut slot machines at three border racetracks.

The government has no plan to replace the jobs. Please come to the rally.

Watch for details on a rally at Queen’s Park, Monday, March 26.