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

Warren (Smokey) Thomas

November 28, 2013

Our union is unrivalled for Allied Health Professionals because we have expertise in bargaining, research, and protecting our members when changes occur in the workplace. We are the union of choice for health care in Ontario.” - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

May 31, 2013

"In every way we stand ready to offer our support to those now grieving." - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

May 17, 2013

Did we get everything we were asking for? No. Did the LCBO get everything they were demanding of our members? No.” - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

May 14, 2013

“This is a questionable and risky international venture, and we want to know why it is being pushed through in such a hurry." - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

May 10, 2013

The union's claim documents “the distinctly gendered history of how part-time work developed at the LCBO” and how systemic sex discrimination continues today.

May 3, 2013

“If this government truly believes in fairness, as it claims, then the province’s corporations have to be involved." - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

April 24, 2013

“We are looking to the LCBO to negotiate a deal that recognizes fair jobs for all its employees. To date, it hasn’t demonstrated its willingness to recognize fair work for all LCBO employees.”

April 19, 2013

“The main reason we’re here today is to tell the politicians we want everyone lifted out of poverty,” said OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

September 26, 2012

“It is time for this employer to get back to the table,” said OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas. “Their failure to negotiate a reasonable contract with staff is an embarrassment to the community.”