OPSEU | National Union of Public and General Employees


September 12, 2012

“The fact that our officers will be able to properly protect themselves on the job is a major victory,” said Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

September 12, 2012

More than 2000 OPSEU/NUPGE members across the province are affected by the McGuinty government's undemocratic legislation imposing working conditions, banning strikes and freezing wages.

September 5, 2012

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September 4, 2012

“Workers at Participation Lodge are asking that the employer value their work and recognize the importance of their contribution to the community,” said Lynne Easter-Froats, OPSEU.

August 29, 2012

“College faculty have put students first,” said OPSEU President, Warren (Smokey) Thomas. “OPSEU stands with college students across the province. We pledge to continue to ensure that the quality education Ontario’s students deserve is protected.”

August 24, 2012

“The Colleges have ignored faculty demands, asked for major concessions, and demanded a wage freeze. Their delays and refusal to budge on key issues have demonstrated ill-will from the start of negotiations.”  Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

August 23, 2012

Strike vote was taken over 2 days, August 20 and 21, 2012, after the employer served 72 hour lockout notice to the union.

August 20, 2012

Correctional officers inside Ontario's 29 correctional facilities, some 3000 in all, are today wearing their own protective vests in a show of solidarity with their colleagues at HWDC.

August 16, 2012

“OPSEU is calling on this employer to wake up and see that their games and delays are unacceptable,” says OPSEU President, Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

August 15, 2012

OPSEU/NUPGE members are trying to resolve outstanding issues in bargaining before strike deadline.