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/R E P E A T -- First Unifor President to host press conference - Saturday, 5:30 p.m./

TORONTO, Aug. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - The first Unifor National President will be hosting a press conference, following the election of the Unifor officers and the inaugural speech.

The election process will begin on Saturday, August 31 at 2 p.m. The inaugural speech of the first Unifor National President is scheduled for 3:15 p.m.

The press conference will take place at 5:30 p.m., in room 704.

Speaking at the press conference will be the newly-elected three top officers of Unifor: National President, Secretary-Treasurer and Quebec Director.

Media who would like to participate, but are not able to attend can call: 1-888-231-8191

To access the audio of the press conference afterwards, please call:

1-855-859-2056

Pass code: 478 42 448

*The audio will be available for one week after the press conference.

The Unifor Convention will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 800 Level, Halls F and G. (Bremner Boulevard Entrance).

Unifor is the coming together of the Canadian Auto Workers union and the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers union, a combined total of more than 300,000 members across 20 different economic sectors.

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