OPSEU/NUPGE continues to be the union of choice for changing times in Ontario." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
Sault Ste. Marie (19 Nov. 2015) — Security officers working for the Corporate Security Services of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission in Sault Ste. Marie have voted unanimously to join the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE).
100 per cent turnout — 100 per cent say yes
In a vote held on November 16 that attracted a 100 per cent turnout of eligible members, the security officers elected to join the union following an organizing drive that started earlier this year.
“That we enjoyed a full turnout of members, and that they voted unanimously in favour of joining OPSEU/NUPGE, tells me we continue to be the union of choice for changing times in Ontario,” said OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 360,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. NUPGE