Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

January 16, 2014 03:30 ET

Media Advisory: CUPE's Wayne Lucas to present to Pan-Atlantic panel on the impact of recent changes to Employment Insurance

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwired - Jan. 16, 2014) - CUPE NL President Wayne Lucas will be making a presentation to the panel set up by the four Atlantic premiers to study the impact of recent changes to Employment Insurance.

Here in NL, the Department of Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs is holding a series of consultation sessions.

Stakeholders and members of the general public are being invited to make submissions explaining how they have been affected by changes to Employment Insurance.

Lucas will also be taking place in roundtable discussions with other participants at the consultation session.

(ATTENTION ASSIGNMENT EDITORS: The session will take place Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Capital Hotel, Salon B, in St. John's.)

Contact Information

  • Wayne Lucas
    President, CUPE NL
    (709) 727-2509

    John McCracken
    CUPE Communications Representative
    (902) 880-8057 (m)