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May 10, 2013 On behalf of its liquor board employees OPSEU is taking the LCBO and the Wynne government to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal over wage discrimination at the Crown-owned retail giant
March 29, 2013 LBED members will take a strike vote on April 8-9. Find your
nearest voting location more...
January 3, 2013 OPSEU has endorsed the LCBO’s plan announced this week to expand retail services to large grocery stores and specialty wine shops
December 11, 2012 Across Ontario LBED members commemorated the Universal
Declaration of Human Rights on December 10.
December 6 2012 An important message from President Warren (Smokey)
Thomas about Ontario Conservative Leader Tim Hudak's attempt to redefine Ontario
with his recent attack on the LCBO and proposal to privatize it.
December 5, 2012 Join us at one of the 18 LCBO stores throughout Ontario
as we highlight the 64th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human
Rights, signed on December 10, 1948. Article 23.2 states, “Everyone, without any
discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work” more...
December 4, 20122 A plan announced today by Conservative Leader Tim Hudak
to privatize the LCBO could kill 10,000 jobs across Ontario
September 12, 2012 LBED's divisional
executive is looking for four candidates to serve, for a period of one month, on
the joint job evaluation committee
June 27, 2012 An all-party legislative committee has been told the
provincial treasury is losing millions to the LCBO's agency store program
June 22, 2012 OPSEU’s Liquor Board Employees Division elected its
bargaining team at a recent pre-bargaining conference in Toronto. The
seven-member team, representing more than 6,500 workers, will negotiate a new
collective agreement with the LCBO when the current contract expires on Mar. 31,
April 27, 2012 Registration forms for the 2012 LBED
Pre-Bargaining Conference on Saturday, June 2 are now available. Deadline for
return of the forms is May 15. more…
April 5, 2012 The LBED Demand-Setting Survey
plus a Manual guide to everything your Local needs to know about distributing,
collecting, and analyzing the LBED Survey is now online.
February 21, 2012 All Liquor Board Employees; Bob
Peter, President and CEO of the LCBO, sent an announcement to our members on
February 13, 2012 stating that Dwight Duncan, Minister of Finance, was directing
the LCBO to sell its head office property, including the Toronto warehouse and
Queens Quay liquor store (Store 217).
April 12, 2011 LBED’s anti-privatization committee
has produced and posted to YouTube an Agency Store video that helps explain the
threat these privately-owned and operated retail outlets pose to the our
publicly-owned system of spirit and wine sales. Click here to watch the
The Liquor Board Employees Division has established a Divisional
Emergency Fund (DEF) to provide assistance to members who are experiencing an
immediate, severe and temporary situation due to an emergency. Financial
assistance is based on need, duration and available funds .
March 24, 2011 A fact sheet on the background
and current value of the privatization Fight-Back Fund has now been sent out to
the sector membership from the President, the Vice President and LBED Chair
Denise Davis. more...
LBED Collective Agreement now online
February 14, 2011 The Liquor Board Employees
Division’s Collective Agreement is now online.
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