Warren (Smokey) Thomas | National Union of Public and General Employees

Warren (Smokey) Thomas

February 14, 2019

“I thought I’d seen everything, but a government that resorts to extortion to get support for its heartless policy decisions? That’s a new low." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

February 12, 2019

“Children and families need stability and help they can count on, not the headache of financial forms, or the struggle to find good workers, or the despair of not having enough money to get the treatment they need."  — Deb Gordon, Chair of OPSEU’s Children’s Treatment Sector

February 7, 2019

“Premier Ford is cutting corners and is gambling with the lives of Ontario workers. He is putting a price tag on the welfare of workers.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

February 6, 2019

“We have a proven track record, and the fact that frontline workers are flocking to OPSEU/NUPGE in droves speaks volumes.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

January 29, 2019

“What we actually need is an immediate increase in health care funding to meet the needs of population growth, aging and inflation." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

January 28, 2019

"Grey County has just shown us that we can fight for our public services and win.”  — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

January 21, 2019

“Ford just slammed the door on low income families who want to send their kids to college."  — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

January 16, 2019

“It’s not too late for Ford to abandon his failed privatization policy and switch back to the original plan of putting cannabis sales in the trusted and experienced hands of the LCBO." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

December 13, 2018

“It looks like this government is putting corporate interests ahead of public safety. But there’s still time to fix it, and OPSEU/NUPGE members will keep up the fight to hold them accountable.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

December 12, 2018

The current regulations were brought in following a number of heartbreaking tragedies, such as the death of 2-year-old Eva Ravikovich, who died in 2013 after being left in an SUV for hours on a hot summer day.