MONCTON, NB, Sept. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Unifor will be watching the election results closely on Monday Sept 24th and the union's most senior elected officer in Atlantic Canada will be available for post-election reaction and analysis.
"This is an important election for all working people in New Brunswick. We have made some good progress for workers recently and there were a number of important commitments made during this election that will benefit workers and their families," said Lana Payne, Atlantic Regional Director.
Unifor is the largest private sector union in New Brunswick and Payne can provide a labour perspective on the election results.
Payne is also a member of N.B.'s joint government – labour steering committee that supported stronger health and safety and labour laws and paid protected leave for victims of domestic violence.
"The next government must be one that invests in working people, to grow an economy with good jobs and shared progress for all," said Payne.
Payne will be available in downtown Moncton on election night.
Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing 315,000 workers in every major area of the economy. The union advocates for all working people and their rights, fights for equality and social justice in Canada and abroad, and strives to create progressive change for a better future.
For further information: To arrange in person or FaceTime, or phone interviews, please contact Unifor Director of Communications Natalie Clancy at [email protected] or 416-707-5794 (cell)