'That noise you hear off in the distance is the sound of (Premier) Dalton McGuinty beating the drum for the possible privatization.'
Ontario Liberals are paying big bucks for advice on privatizing Crown corporations from disgraced U.S. giant Goldman Sachs.
'We will be creative in negotiating agreements that preserve public services and defend our members’ rights at the same time.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
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.
Ontario unions launch Communities That Work media campaign in advance of new Ontario budget in March.
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.
The LCBO earns billions for Ontario taxpayers and they want it to remain in public hands.
'No alternative but to go to our membership and seek a strike mandate.' - OPSEU president Warren (Smokey) Thomas.