OPSEU | National Union of Public and General Employees

OPSEU

June 25, 2009

'From entry level clerk to college professor, OPSEU members repeatedly demonstrate the kind of province-wide solidarity that gets the job done for working people.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

June 24, 2009

OPSEU reaches 'historic tentative agreement' with the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO).

June 24, 2009

'Both teams are working diligently and we hope that our work will pay off before long.'

June 22, 2009

LCBO workers scheduled to walk out at 12:01 a.m. June 24 in showdown over exploitation of part-time workers.

June 2, 2009

'There is no union in Canada that is better at running strikes than we are.' - OPSEU president Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

May 24, 2009

'People can’t survive on part-time, temporary, disposable jobs and neither can communities.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

May 10, 2009

Abuse of casual workers is the key issue. The LCBO makes more than $200,000 a year per worker ($1.6 billion) yet casual workers earn less than $20,800 a year.

April 28, 2009

'Unfortunately we are bargaining with an employer that does not realize just how much has changed.' - Vanda Klumper.

April 8, 2009

'When working people do well, business does well.' - LCBO.

March 18, 2009

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.