Advisory: Albertans reject cuts say union leaders

Nurses, teachers, health sciences professionals, and public employees urge government to listen to majority of Albertans

Edmonton - Labour leaders are standing up for the majority of Albertans who do not want to see public services cut on March 7.

At a joint press conference on Monday, March 4, at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Edmonton, the presidents of all five public sector unions and the Alberta Federation of Labour will urge Alison Redford to listen to Albertans, most of whom want their public services protected.

When:
10 AM, March 4, 2013

Where:
River Valley Room, Lobby Level
Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe Hotel
10111 Bellamy Hill Rd NW, Edmonton

Who:
Canadian Union of Public Employees, Alberta President Marle Roberts
United Nurses of Alberta, President Heather Smith
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, President Guy Smith
Health Sciences Association of Alberta, President Elisabeth Ballermann
Alberta Teachers' Association, Vice President Mark Ramsankar
Alberta Federation of Labour, President Gil McGowan

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Olav Rokne, AFL Communications Director at 780-289-6528 (cell) or via email orokne@afl.org.


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