/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - First responders fight to establish the presumption that PTSD is an occupational stress injury/

FREDERICTON, Nov. 7, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) will gather at the Legislative Building to raise awareness about the first responders' profession and the incidence of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in this particular occupational group.

Members of the Legislative Assembly, media representatives and citizens of Fredericton will be invited to enter a 53-foot truck, transformed into a travelling museum, in which they will live one minute in the shoes of a correctional officer.  


What :            

Demonstration of Correctional Officers

When :           

Tuesday, November 8th, at noon

Where :           

Beside the Legislative Building

Corner of St-John and Queen St.

Fredericton, New Brunswick


Jason Godin, National President of UCCO-SACC-CSN and Jeffery Wilkins, Atlantic Regional President, will be on site to answer questions from journalists.



For further information: Olivia Tynes, Atlantic Regional Vice-President (UCCO-SACC-CSN), 902 890-1916


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