Labour Coalition on Pensions

Labour Coalition on Pensions

April 23, 2014 11:09 ET

Media Advisory: Labour Leaders at Legislature to Show Opposition to Pension Bills

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 23, 2014) - Despite months of protests, and despite all opposition parties uniting against the proposals, the Government is moving forward on controversial public‐sector pension legislation today.

The union leaders representing the vast majority of the workers who will be affected by the legislation will be on hand at the Legislature Rotunda today at 3:00 p.m. to show their opposition to the legislation that is being debated. The legislative session is expected to go late into the evening as opposition MLAs try to impede the legislation.

What:

Leaders of Alberta's Public‐Sector Unions will be available for comment on Bill 9 ‐Public Sector Pension Plans Amendment Act, 2014

When:

3:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Where:

Legislature Rotunda, 2nd Floor (10800 - 97 Ave. NW, Edmonton)

Who:

Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) President Gil McGowan Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) President Guy Smith Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Alberta President Marle Roberts United Nurses of Alberta (UNA) President Heather Smith

Contact Information

  • MEDIA CONTACT:
    Alberta Federation of Labour
    Olav Rokne
    Communications Director
    780.289.6528 (cell)
    orokne@afl.org