TORONTO, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Several representatives of Canada's
largest union in the private sector, including National President Jerry
Dias, will be at Queen's Park on May 1 to watch the release of the
Ontario government's 2014 budget, and will be available for immediate
As well, Unifor Research Director Bill Murnighan and Communications
Director Sarah Blackstock will be in the pre-budget lockup, and
available to discuss the budget and set up further interviews.
"We are hopeful that the Ontario government will take this opportunity
to make a significant and positive difference in the lives of working
families in Ontario," Dias said.
Attending the budget speech and available for comment at the Legislature
Jerry Dias, National President
Katha Fortier, Ontario Regional Director
Bill Murnighan, Research Director
Roland Kiehne, Membership Mobilization and Campaigns Director
Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing
more than 305,000 workers, including more than 158,000 in Ontario from
the province's key economic sectors. The union was formed Labour Day
weekend 2013 when the Canadian Auto Workers and the Communications,
Energy and Paperworkers union merged.
For further information:
please contact Unifor Communications Director Sarah Blackstock at firstname.lastname@example.org or (cell) 416-949-1072.