The Ontario government's introduction of the Social Asisstance Managment System has created a serious health crisis among workers, report shows.
“This just confirms what we have been saying all along. This government is somewhere between incompetent and corrupt, depending on the issue.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“The report says that capacity and training ‘are areas requiring attention.' Well, duh! The front-line staff have been saying that since November, and it would not have cost the government $300,000 to listen to them.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“We have poured millions of taxpayers’ dollars into a system that is creating real hardship for people who depend on social assistance. At a certain point, we should cut our losses and move on.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.