Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

August 27, 2012 07:00 ET

Media Advisory: Barb Byers to Attend Labour Day Events in Moncton, Charlottetown

CLC Executive Vice-President available for comments to media

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 27, 2012) - Barb Byers, Canadian Labour Congress Executive Vice-President, will attend Labour Day events in Moncton on Sunday, September 2 and Charlottetown on Monday, September 3. The events are sponsored by the Moncton and District Labour Council and the Prince Edward Island Federation of Labour. Byers will be available for comments to the media.

Canadian workers have celebrated their achievements on this day since it was declared a national holiday in 1894. The focus this year is on the Union Advantage - how unions stand up for fairness on behalf of their members and all Canadians.

WHO: Barb Byers
Executive Vice-President, CLC
WHAT: Labour Day Picnics
WHEN & WHERE: Sunday, September 2
11 a.m. To 4:00 p.m.
Riverfront Park - Assomption Blvd (near bandstand)
Moncton
Monday, September 3
4:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m.
Victoria Park, Charlottetown

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.3 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 130 district labour councils. Web site: www.canadianlabour.ca Follow us on Twitter @CanadianLabour

Contact Information

  • Paulette Sadoway CLC Atlantic region (on September 2 and 3)
    Cell and text: 506-875-2786
    psadoway@clc-ctc.ca

    Dennis Gruending, CLC Communications (prior to September 2)
    Cell and text: 613-878-6040
    dgruending@clc-ctc.ca