Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)



Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

January 22, 2013 15:18 ET

Media Advisory/Workers facing unprecedented challenges: CUPE National President Paul Moist in Maritimes for National tour

HALIFAX, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwire - Jan. 22, 2013) - The National President of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Paul Moist, arrives in Halifax today for a three city tour of the Martimes to meet with workers to discuss the challenges facing the labour movement. This visit is part of a national tour with the Canadian Labour Congress to discuss how labour councils can adapt to the changing political environment.

WHO: CUPE national president, Paul Moist.
WHAT: Moist is available for interviews with local media on issues of both national and local scope, including cuts to Employment Insurance, Canadian Pension Plan reform and broader issues of engaging workers in the labour movement.
WHEN: January 22 - Halifax
January 23 - Dartmouth
January 24 - Fredericton
WHERE: Moist is available on the phone and limited in studio interviews

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