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.
Management at Geneva Centre for Autism in Toronto says it will lock out 75 employees (OPSEU/NUPGE members) on Oct. 29.
Eye-opening website lets employees see the annual cumulative losses a public sector freeze will mean to their personal purchasing power.
'The tentative contract failed to address the issues that matter most to our members which include respect and fairness in the workplace.'