TORONTO, March 8 /CNW/ - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, will attend today's provincial Speech from the Throne and will be available for comment afterward.
Date: Monday, March 8, 2010
Time: After the Throne Speech (approximately 2:20 p.m.)
Place: Second Floor, Main Legislative Building, Queen's Park
(outside the Legislative Chamber)
Of particular interest to OPSEU are rumours that the McGuinty government plans to partially privatize the Liquor Control Board of Ontario and other Crown agencies.
United Steelworker economist Erin Weir, who has written extensively on privatization, will also be available for comment.
For further information: For further information: Randy Robinson, (416) 788-9134 (cell)