Employment security provisions renewed and improved within constraints of provincially-ordered wage freeze.
Liquor Store Workers
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.
When it comes to the recently announced deal on opening up the U.S. stimulus package to Canadian bids, the evidence is that Canada groveled, and then we got hosed.
Ontario unions launch Communities That Work media campaign in advance of new Ontario budget in March.
'That's the main issue we want to deal with at the table.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.
'Let the government know about the importance of public services to our communities and to our economy.' - Joan Jessome.
'Our proposals will focus on winnable issues that resolve long standing inequities.' - BCGEU president Darryl Walker.
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.