'That noise you hear off in the distance is the sound of (Premier) Dalton McGuinty beating the drum for the possible privatization.'
'The results show that employment security was key for our members, but they have also said that when we are at the table in two years they will want us to negotiate a wage increase.' - Darryl Walker.
Ontario Liberals are paying big bucks for advice on privatizing Crown corporations from disgraced U.S. giant Goldman Sachs.
SGEU campaign says public liquor stores make sense for many reasons.
Employment security provisions renewed and improved within constraints of provincially-ordered wage freeze.
'Canada may be pulling into recovery but Ontario is not yet out of the recessionary woods.' - CCPA.
OPSEU president Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Liberal government is seeking advice from an American firm with a vested interest in recommending privatization.
'The only beneficiaries of privatization will be the people who can afford to spend $950 a plate to see Dalton McGuinty give a speech, as they did two weeks ago.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
OPSEU members take anti-privatization message to politicians at Queen's Park.
When it comes to the recently announced deal on opening up the U.S. stimulus package to Canadian bids, the evidence is that Canada groveled, and then we got hosed.
Ontario unions launch Communities That Work media campaign in advance of new Ontario budget in March.
'That's the main issue we want to deal with at the table.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.
'Let the government know about the importance of public services to our communities and to our economy.' - Joan Jessome.
'Our proposals will focus on winnable issues that resolve long standing inequities.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.
Government revenues can only be restored by creating good paying jobs that allow workers to pay taxes to the province, says OPSEU president Warren (Smokey) Thomas.