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Liquor Store Workers

February 26, 2012

"Instead of just listening to Don Drummond, the Premier should seek input from OPSEU/NUPGE members who contribute so much to the quality of Ontario public services. We are the solution and through engagement we can help.” - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

February 22, 2012

“British Columbia already has the leanest provincial public sector in Canada. But this government continues to slash,” says Darryl Walker, President of the BCGEU/NUPGE.

February 6, 2012

“We are ready to get to the bargaining table to negotiate collective agreements that reflect the value of the vital services our members provide to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador.”

January 19, 2012

“What we have in Ontario is privatization of alcohol sales by stealth,” Christianson concluded. “We’re losing out on millions of dollars that could be spent on public services.”

January 30, 2011

'The facts clearly show that privatization of liquor stores in New Brunswick is just bad public policy.'

January 20, 2011

'One of many studies that shows the connection between the proliferation of private liquor stores and alcohol-related disease and deaths.'

January 3, 2011

Premier David Alward has ordered provincial liquor corporation to reduce its budget by 2% in 2011.

October 4, 2010

Pay equity will eventually be assured for all LCBO employees under the Pay Equity Act of Ontario.

July 16, 2010

'Sadly ... it can’t go away as long as our world is driven by the quest for profit.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

July 12, 2010

'We will vigilantly monitor any moves by the McGuinty Liberals to ensure that this ‘restructuring’ doesn’t involve revenue-generating, publicly-owned corporations being stripped away from the people of Ontario.'