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strike vote

March 22, 2018

The 6,500 members represented by the Council of Health Care Unions need to send Stephen McNeil a message that he direct the employers to take bargaining seriously and get a deal done.

March 16, 2018

“The last thing we want to do is go on strike. But we need to send a very clear message: we will stand up for the services we provide." — Carl Brisson, mental health worker and Chair of OPSEU Local 426’s Valoris bargaining team

February 9, 2018

An astounding 99.5 per cent vote in favour of strike action.

August 9, 2017

“College faculty are committed to providing high-quality education for the hundreds of thousands of students who rely on Ontario colleges to prepare them for the rest of their lives. It’s time for management to listen to their expertise on how best to do that.” — OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas

October 24, 2016

“This time, outside workers were bending over backwards to get a deal,” said Thomas. “And while councillors are the only part-time town workers with benefits, they tried to rob full-time workers of their drug and dental benefits." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

August 5, 2015

Overwhelming support shown in strike vote for bargaining priorities.

August 4, 2015

Negotiations achieve improvements for MGEU/NUPGE members.

January 28, 2015

“The strength of the strike vote reflects the commitment of our members to negotiate a fair and reasonable collective agreement." — Paul Finch, BCGEU Treasurer.

January 22, 2015

Outstanding issues include wages, job security and displacement rights, and job classification and appeal process.

January 13, 2015

Overwhelming strike vote by BCGEU/NUPGE members demonstrates commitment to bargaining a fair contract.