TORONTO, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Unifor's national and Ontario leaders
will be available Thursday night and Friday to comment on the results
of Thursday's Ontario election.
"This is a critical election for Ontario's future, and voters have clear
choices before them about the kind of province they want," said Unifor
National President Jerry Dias
Dias will be available to comment on the results of the vote on election
night and the next day, while Ontario Regional Director Katha Fortier
will be available for interviews on Friday, June 13.
Dias, who began his involvement with the labour movement while working
at the de Havilland Aircraft plant (now Bombardier Aerospace) in
Toronto, was elected National President of Unifor at its founding
convention last September.
Fortier, a Registered Practical Nurse from Northern Ontario, was also
elected last September.
Ontario election comment
Jerry Dias, Unifor National President
Katha Fortier, Unifor Ontario Regional Director
election night and Friday, June 13
Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing
more than 305,000 workers. It was formed Labour Day weekend 2013 when
the Canadian Auto Workers and the Communications, Energy and
Paperworkers union merged.
For further information:
Unifor Communications Director Sarah Blackstock at Sarah.Blackstock@Unifor.org or (cell) 416-949-1072, or Unifor Communications National Representative Stuart Laidlaw at Stuart.Laidlaw@Unifor.org or (cell) 647-385-4054.