MEDIA ADVISORY – Unifor to launch new comprehensive policy on rebuilding Canada’s auto sector

TORONTO, August 8, 2022 /CNW/ – Unifor will unveil a comprehensive new policy document on from Canada automotive sector during a press conference live on Zoom Thursday, August 11, 2022.

Artist’s rendering of an electric vehicle (CNW Group/Unifor)

The document, titled “Navigating the Way Forward – Rebuilding from Canada driver of the auto sector,” was produced by the union’s auto policy task force, which represents tens of thousands of workers in assembly, parts, production, skilled trades and labor related. The policy outlines a vision for vehicle and parts manufacturing that transforms Canada into a global leader as the world transitions to electric vehicle production.

Unifor invites accredited journalists to register in advance on this link attend an online press conference hosted by the union’s new national president and representatives from from Canada automotive and auto parts industries.

Who: Newly elected Unifor National President and autoworkers

Where: Via Zoom (register in advance to receive the link)

When: 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. ET

To receive an advance embargoed PDF copy of the automotive sector policy and guidance, accredited journalists can email Natalie.Clancy@unifor.org. In doing so, your media agrees to respect a publication embargo in effect until 12:30 p.m. ET on August 112022.

A broadcast-quality video of the press conference will be available for download on demand, along with unlimited access to videos and images from a new automotive website to be launched at the press conference.

Unifor is from Canada largest union in the private sector, representing 315,000 workers in all major sectors of the economy, including 24,000 in the automotive sector. The union defends all workers and their rights, fights for equality and social justice in Canada and abroad, and strives to create progressive change for a better future.

SOURCEUnifor

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