MEDIA ADVISORY - Today: Unifor stresses need for investment

TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Unifor Ontario Regional Director Katha Fortier will be speaking today before the Ontario government's Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, in pre-budget consultations.

Fortier will stress the importance of restoring and enhancing public programs in the upcoming provincial budget, and will recommend specific measures the government can take to ensure that everyone has access to high-quality education, health care, child care and social and community services.

  • What: Unifor Ontario Regional Director Katha Fortier at pre-budget consultations

  • Where: Committee Room 151, Main Legislature Building, Queen's Park, Toronto

  • When: Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, 4:30pm

A copy of Unifor's submission will be available shortly.

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.


For further information: Please contact Unifor Communications National Representative Kathleen O'Keefe,, 416-896-3303 (mobile)

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