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Liquor Store Workers

July 15, 2009

Ontario’s liquor board employees, members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE), have ratified their new collective agreement with the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO).

July 2, 2009

Straight up or down vote - 'Yes, I approve the tentative settlement' or 'No, I reject the tentative settlement.'

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.

May 6, 2009

'Opening these new specialty wine stores is just a way of turning liquor sales over to private interests.' - SGEU president Bob Bymoen.