Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada

Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada
Federal Public Services

Federal Public Services

September 19, 2011 09:00 ET

Media Advisory/Update: Federal Public Sector Unions to Hold Joint Press Conference

Teleconference service available for media offsite

MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwire - Sept. 19, 2011) - Leaders of 18 unions representing hundreds of thousands of Canada's federal public sector employees will hold a summit in Moncton, New Brunswick, September 19, to discuss ways in which they can defend public services on behalf of Canadians in fragile economic times. Union leaders will make an announcement and answer questions at a noon press conference.

When: Monday, September 19, 2011, 12-1pm
Where: Delta Beauséjour Hotel, Moncton, New Brunswick
Who: John Gordon, National President, Public Service Alliance of Canada
Gary Corbett, President and CEO, Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada
Claude Poirier, President, Canadian Association of Professional Employees
Ron Cochrane, Executive Director, Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers
Leaders of other federal public service unions

Media representatives outside the Moncton area wishing to participate in the teleconference should dial 1-866-797-9099 or 613-787-5142. The access code is 4821848 followed by #.

Contact Information

  • Lesley Thompson
    PSAC Communications
    902-471-6201 (mobile)

    Johanne Fillion
    PIPSC Communications Officer
    613-883-4900 (mobile)