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February 20, 2018

Many of the "caring professionals" who work in social services or health care are already facing significant issues when it comes to affordability in the region, including precarious working conditions, lower wages, low mileage rates for using  their own vehicles, and long commutes due to the housing crisis.

November 10, 2017

“College presidents should get back to the bargaining table and settle this strike now before they do any more damage to a college system that students and our economy depend on.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

May 19, 2017

“Is Walmart really the future Kathleen Wynne wants for Ontario?" — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

May 17, 2017

"We went to the table twice in April with the help of a conciliation officer and bargaining was moving backwards." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

March 11, 2016
“But in reality, she’s done everything she can to drive down the wages of over half a million women who work in the Ontario public sector. That’s making the wage gap worse, not better.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President