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May 31, 2018

Call 519-470-3030 and ask for Dr. Dyke, Dr. Whittle, or Dr. Singh to voice your concerns about the working conditions at the Family Health Organization. Ask them to get back to the table with a fair offer. 

August 21, 2017

 “One of our top priorities is ensuring our services foster the inclusion and dignity that adults with developmental disabilities have a right to. However, the employer doesn’t think we deserve the same kind of dignity — not when they’re offering us dimes.” — Sue Walker, President, OPSEU Local 249

March 18, 2016

The current practice of forcing sheriffs to work overtime is not working and is unsustainable. The shortage is compromising courthouse security, delaying important proceedings, and is threatening the integrity of our justice system.

December 12, 2014

"High staff turnover is bad for workers, bad for the people they support, and ultimately bad for employers because constant recruitment and training are costly.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

October 29, 2014

OPSEU/NUPGE, and now the Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS), are clear:  The government must provide stable, increased, and long-term funding to see that people get the services they need.

September 10, 2014

“It appears that home support staff earning as little as $12.88 per hour in Canada are being asked to pay the price for Extendicare’s business decisions in the U.S.,” says Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.