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April 2, 2020

“You can’t provide emergency housing over a video conference. We need to be there to ensure that they get the safe and supportive housing they need.” — Kareen Marshall, OPSEU Community Agencies Sector Chair

March 10, 2020

“Joining a union is the best way for them to protect their work and the patients they care for.” ― Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

February 26, 2020

"I encourage meaningful nation-to-nation dialogue...Respect, not force is the key to resolution.” —  Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

February 24, 2020

The entire labour movement is united in the fight to save quality public services.

February 19, 2020

“The shamelessness here is staggering. A patronage appointee gets caught red-handed in a scheme that potentially violates election spending laws, but he isn’t removed from the trough.” ― Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida, OPSEU First Vice-President/Treasurer

February 12, 2020

“We’re going to make sure that people are held accountable and that real change starts to happen at Canadore.” ― Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

February 11, 2020

“Annibale’s connection to this secretive anti-worker campaign raises serious questions about his judgement, competence, and integrity” ― Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

February 6, 2020

Chanting “Another day longer, another day stronger,” and “3 million a day? Not today!" — the OPSEU/NUPGE members joined local Unifor and Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association members to call attention to the plight of the workers at the Co-op Refinery in Regina. 

January 20, 2020

This legislation amounts to unacceptable interference with the collective bargaining rights enshrined in the constitution.

January 16, 2020

“A legislated raise limited to 1% comes to less than $8 a week, far less than the $60 a day the government is spinning through its propaganda machine doubling as our education minister. The government should abandon this cruel and ham-fisted legislation and get serious about bargaining right now." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President