Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

September 04, 2011 12:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Barb Byers to Speak at Labour Day Picnic in Regina

CLC Executive Vice-President available for comments to media

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 4, 2011) - Barb Byers, Canadian Labour Congress Executive Vice-President, will speak at a Labour Day picnic in Regina on Monday, September 5th. The event is co-sponsored by the Regina and District Labour Council and the Saskatchewan Provincial Building & Construction Trades Council. Byers will be available for comments to the media.

Canadian workers have celebrated their achievements each year on Labour Day since it was declared a national holiday in 1894. This year the focus is on demanding the changes – in salaries, working conditions and pensions – that are needed to improve the lives of our children and grandchildren.

WHO: Barb Byers
Executive Vice-President, CLC
WHAT: Labour Day Picnic
WHEN: 12 Noon - 4:00 p.m.
Monday, September 5, 2011
(Speeches at 2:00 p.m.)
WHERE: Wascana Park, in front of Saskatchewan Legislative Building
2405 Legislative Drive, Regina

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.2 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: Twitter: @CanadianLabour

Contact Information

  • Dennis Gruending
    CLC Communications (prior to September 5):
    Cell and text: 613-878-6040.

    Darla Leard
    CLC Prairie region (on September 5)
    Cell: 306-221-5536