"History has been made." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
"It’s important to point out that the task force was ordered by Arbitrator William Kaplan in his award after the strike in 2017, making this markedly different than some of the decisions of the previous Liberal government that have been terminated or put on hold." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“Sask Polytech cannot continue to lose support staff and instructors. These are the workers who make student success possible.” — Bonnie Bond, Professional Services Bargaining Unit Chair
“We are saddened by this development, but we appreciate that Nipissing is working with the union in an effort to minimize the impact on staff throughout this process." — Rob Boulet, President, OPSEU Local 608, Nipissing University.
“Support staff do the work that is not seen but is necessary to keep the schools functioning.”— Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.