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/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Aviation workers demand action on relief funding/

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TORONTO, March 12, 2021 /CNW/ - On the eve of the anniversary of government-initiated travel bans, Canada's aviation workers will issue a renewed call for funding to save the industry from total collapse.

"Canadian workers and businesses need a healthy aviation sector," said Unifor National President, Jerry Dias. "Federal inaction continues to pose an existential threat for an industry that employs tens of thousands of Canadians and supports virtually every sector of the economy."

What:

Aviation workers' virtual media conference



Who:

Jerry Dias, National President, Unifor; Barret Arman, President, Sunwing Pilots, Unifor Local 7378; Doug Best, President & CEO, Canadian Air Traffic Control Association-Unifor Local 5454; Elizabeth O'Hurley, President, Air Traffic Specialist Association of Canada, Unifor Local 2245; Don Ross, Interim President, Unifor Local 2002



When:

Tuesday, March 16 at 10 a.m. Eastern



Where:

Broadcast on Zoom. Journalists are required to register by emailing hamid.osman@unifor.org.

Unifor is Canada's largest union in the private sector, representing 315,000 workers in every major area of the economy. 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.

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