'Unfortunately we are bargaining with an employer that does not realize just how much has changed.' - Vanda Klumper.
'When working people do well, business does well.' - LCBO.
Over the past five years LCBO profits have totalled nearly $6 billion in Ontario. The agency operates at a profit margin of 48.9% and it still wants concessions from employees.
'We want to know why these layoffs are necessary and to discuss reasonable alternatives.” - Paula Whitmore, OPSEU Local 535.
Publicly-owned Ontario liquor board made $1.35 billion in profits for the Ontario taxpayers in 2007-08.
Now is the time to fix long-standing problems within the system - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
Vote March 3-4 by more than 150 employees of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.
Ontario would be better off with LCBO outlets
Victory for government workers and for employees of crown agencies like the LCBO
Private operators have no incentive to enforce the province's legal drinking age, union says