'Our bargaining team did a great job and we were successful in getting a very good deal for our members.'
'This action demonstrates a complete lack of respect for the hard-working, dedicated staff.'
Dozens of events will be held across the province on Friday (Dec. 3) to fight back against the McGuinty government's plan to scapegoat public sector workers.
The impact on public employees will stretch far beyond the two-year freeze proposed by the province – all for the benefit of already-wealthy corporations.
Province refuses to respond to international condemnation for denying part-time college workers the right to organize.
Talks continue with new deadline set for Nov. 17 at three work sites in Eastern Ontario.
"Dwight Duncan is cutting almost $5 billion in corporate taxes in the next three years despite Ontario having one of the lowest tax rates in the industrialized world." - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
"I have nothing but admiration for the solidarity and toughness demonstrated by members.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU president. - Updated
Proposed new agreement reached with the help of a provincially-appointed mediator.
Lockout averted for members of Local 548 of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union.