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OPSEU

April 9, 2014

It is time to stop laying blame on inspectors when accidents happen and instead start questioning why the Ministry isn’t providing the training they know inspectors need.

April 8, 2014

Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE) reports that many correctional facilities are constructing housing accommodations for the sole purpose of providing temporary living quarters for managers who would be required to stay at the facilities in the event of a labour dispute. 

April 3, 2014

“The numbers are staggering. From 2003 to 2007 alone, the LCBO permitted close to $1 billion in retail sales to be sold through private agency stores.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

March 31, 2014

"Only 66 per cent of the members voted in favour of this agreement. The employer has been given a clear message that the contract does not fully address all of the workers’ concerns." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

March 28, 2014

Fifty developmental services bargaining units head into negotiations in 2014 with coordinated priorities, support, and strength.

March 27, 2014

Three years later, people in Wisconsin refuse to back down against Governor Walker's attack on workers.

March 21, 2014

Contact Carleton University's President to tell her to negotiate a fair deal that includes addressing the campus safety staffing and retention levels on campus. Call her at 613 520-3801 or send an email to roseann.runte@carleton.ca.

March 18, 2014

OPSEU/NUPGE members look to arbitration to resolve outstanding issues.

March 17, 2014

“The Wynne government sold the public on the idea of urgent care centres to relieve pressure on the ERs, now they appear to be flip-flopping in Kingston and sending patients back to an overloaded KGH,” says Thomas.

March 14, 2014

Sufficient staffing levels and job security at the heart of strike by campus safety workers at Carleton University.