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Unifor Ontario Regional Director available to comment on Ontario Election

HAMILTON - Naureen Rizvi will be available to comment on workers’ position concerning the provincial election race and results on Thursday, June 7.

“Unifor members and workers across the province made the case for a better future for Ontarians in this election, one with universal public services and good jobs for all,” said Naureen Rizvi, Unifor Ontario Regional Director. “The result of this election will shape the future for all people who call Ontario home, and Unifor is ready to continue to push for progress, no matter the outcome.”

The union, represents workers in every major sector of Ontario’s economy, had organized a province-wide mobilization campaign for members. Under the banner of Make it Count, Unifor communicated directly with workers on how to make their vote count in this election and stop Doug Ford and the conservative platform.

WHAT:   Unifor available to comment on Ontario election 

WHERE:  Hamilton Convention Centre, Hamilton

WHEN:  Thursday, June 7, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

WHO:    Unifor Ontario Regional Director Naureen Rizvi

With a focus on activating electoral participation, Unifor’s campaign highlighted four main issues established by members at the union’s Ontario Regional Council in December. The campaign focused primarily on stopping the conservatives, while the union prioritized public services and investments for health care, pharmacare and universal child care, and the protection and expansion workers’ rights and standards including the $15 an hour minimum wage. For more information on Unifor’s priorities, visit uniforvotes.ca.

For additional information, contact Sarah McCue, Unifor National Communications Representative at 416-458-3307 (cell) or sarah.mccue@unifor.org.