Federal Budget Day and Budget Watch

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March 18, 2019

ST. JOHN’S, NL – The highly-anticipated 2019 Federal Budget will be announced on March 19, and union members will gather in St. John’s to watch it and discuss what it means for the labour movement.

In conjunction with the St. John’s and District Labour Council, the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL) and the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will host the event.   

Media are invited to attend.  Spokespeople will be available for one-on-one interviews.

WHAT: 2019 Federal Budget Watch

WHO: Colleen Coffey, Regional Executive Vice-President – Atlantic, Public Service Alliance of Canada
           Mary Shortall, President, Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour
           Patrick Dunne, President, St. John’s and District Labour Council

WHEN: Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at 5 pm

WHERE: PSAC Regional Office, 33 Pippy Place, Suite 105, St. John’s, NL

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For further information or to schedule interviews:
Lesley Thompson, Communications Officer, PSAC, (cell) 902.266.8589
Mary Shortall, President, NLFL, (cell) 709.699.3112
Patrick Dunne, St. John’s and District Labour Council, (cell) 709.763.4091