Press Conference on cuts to National Defence workers and the impact on the community of Oromocto

OROMOCTO, NB – The Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE), which represents approximately 20,000 public and private sector workers at Department of National Defence establishments across Canada, is hosting a press conference in Oromocto. The event is an opportunity for the public to learn about significant cuts to civilian defence workers at CFB Gagetown and the impact on the community of Oromocto.

John MacLennan, National President, UNDE
Jeannie Baldwin, Regional Executive Vice-President Atlantic, PSAC

Invited Guests:
Peter Stoffer, Member of Parliament Sackville-Eastern Shore
Yvon Godin, Member of Parliament Acadie-Bathurst
Jack Harris, Member of Parliament St. John’s East

When: Monday, July 23, 2012, 12:00 pm
Where:  Salon B, Days Inn Oromocto, 60 Brayson Boulevard, Oromocto, NB

The Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE) is one of the largest components of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC). UNDE represents public and private sector workers at DND establishments and facilities across Canada.  Members work in a wide range of occupations which include labourers, firefighters, ships crews, various skilled trades, administrative services, cleaning services, food services, technologists/technicians, linguists, computer programmers, logistics specialists, engineers, medical administrators, mathematicians, librarians, financial analysts, recreation/sports specialists, retail clerks, etc.

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For Further Information: Lesley Thompson, PSAC Communications, 902-471-6201