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ACSYS Technologies hires Guy Giorno for strategic advice

Company fights for EI benefits from HRDC

Auto parts manufacturer ACSYS Technologies has hired Toronto lawyer Guy Giorno, former chief of staff to former Ontario premier Mike Harris, to provide strategic advice in its fight to make sure the company's former employees receive employment insurance benefits. The company's Oshawa plant supplied General Motors until its closure last year, and since then, ACSYS has been battling Ottawa in court over the decision by Human Resources Development Canada to deny benefits to hundreds of workers who were left unemployed after the plant closed its doors.

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ACSYS Technologies hires Guy Giorno for strategic advice

Company fights for EI benefits from HRDC

Auto parts manufacturer ACSYS Technologies has hired Toronto lawyer Guy Giorno, former chief of staff to former Ontario premier Mike Harris, to provide strategic advice in its fight to make sure the company's former employees receive employment insurance benefits. The company's Oshawa plant supplied General Motors until its closure last year, and since then, ACSYS has been battling Ottawa in court over the decision by Human Resources Development Canada to deny benefits to hundreds of workers who were left unemployed after the plant closed its doors.

  

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Friday, September 19, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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