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Unifor Ontario Director available to comment following release of Ontario Budget

November 5, 2020 - 12:00 AM

TORONTO- Unifor’s Ontario Regional Director will be available comment today on the release of the provincial budget.

“Ontario’s workers faced incredible challenges this past year, some borne of deep cracks in Ontario’s existing infrastructure and public services. Today’s budget gives the Ontario Government a chance to recognise those gaps, and begin the process of rebuilding a more just and equitable society,” said Naureen Rizvi, Ontario Regional Director.

WHAT: Unifor available to comment on Ontario budget

WHERE: Skype, FaceTime, or telephone interviews

WHEN: Thursday, November 5, 2020

WHO: Unifor Ontario Regional Director Naureen Rizvi

In its fall budget submission, the union recommended that the Ontario government focus on two simultaneous goals for budget 2020: keep Ontarians protected through the coronavirus pandemic and ensure we build a better Ontario coming out of this crisis. Read the submission.  

Earlier this year, Unifor released its strategy to #BuildBackBetter with the of the union’s comprehensive ‘Road Map for a Fair, Inclusive and Resilient Economic Recovery’. Visit buildbackbetter.unifor.org to read the recommendations and download the Road Map for a Fair, Inclusive and Resilient Economic Recovery.

Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing 315,000 workers in every major area of the economy, including 168,000 members in Ontario. The union advocates for all working people and their rights, fights for equality and social justice in Canada and abroad, and strives to create progressive change for a better future.

To arrange Skype, Facetime, or telephone interviews contact, contact Sarah McCue, Unifor National Communications Representative at 416-458-3307 (cell) or sarah.mccue@unifor.org.