GANDER, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwired - April 29, 2016) - The 42nd annual CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador Convention gets underway at 9:00 a.m. Monday, May 2 at the Hotel Gander, and runs through to Wednesday, May 4.

MONDAY, 2 MAY 2016

9:30 a.m. - Guest Speaker - Mark Hancock, CUPE National President

2:00 p.m. - Guest Speaker - Earle McCurdy, Leader, NLNDP

3:00 p.m. - Guest Speaker - Charles Fleury, CUPE National Secretary-Treasurer

7:00 pm - Town Hall meeting hosted by Common Front NL

TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2016

9:30 a.m. - Guest Speaker - Mary Shortall, President - NL Federation of Labour

12:00 pm - March to office of NL Health Minister John Haggie, 133 Airport Blvd.

1:30 p.m. - Guest Speaker - Daniel Legere, CUPE General Vice-President

WEDNESDAY, 4 MAY 2016

9:30 A.M. - Election of Officers

Contact Information:

Wayne Lucas
President, CUPE NL
(709) 727-2509 (m)

John McCracken
CUPE Communications Representative
(902) 880-8057 (m)