Media Advisory - Unifor available for comment on the provincial budget

REGINA, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ - A Unifor spokesperson will be available for comment following the tabling of the 2017 Saskatchewan Budget.

"The Sask Party government has a responsibility to protect Saskatchewan families during the commodity price slump," said Paul McKie, Unifor's Area Director. "Creating and protecting good jobs is the priority, not chasing arbitrary deficit reduction targets."

WHAT: Labour perspective on the 2017 Saskatchewan budget
WHEN: Wednesday, March 22 immediately following the budget speech
WHERE: Rotunda of the Legislature
WHO: Paul McKie, Unifor Area Director

Among other sectors, Unifor represents thousands of Crown corporation workers at SaskTel, SaskEnergy, SaskPower, and SaskWater.

Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing more than 310,000 workers. It was formed Labour Day weekend 2013 when the Canadian Auto Workers and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers unions merged.

SOURCE Unifor

For further information: For more information, please contact Unifor Communications Representative Ian Boyko at ian.boyko@unifor.org or 778-903-6549 (cell).


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