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OPSEU First Vice-President/Treasurer Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida led a large group of OPSEU members to a Conservative gathering in Niagara Falls on February 22 to tell the Ford government: no more! “I’m a treasurer of a large union, so I get the importance of finances, but not at the expense of children and other vulnerable people,”...

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas has written to Premier Ford and all members of his cabinet, urging them to involve frontline OPSEU members in developing strategies to address and contain the coronavirus. In his letters, Thomas cites the 2003 SARS Commission, which admonished the government for ignoring or silencing the voices of frontline workers. He...

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas speaks to a reporter after We Own It town hall in Sudbury.

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas was on Hamilton talk radio this week to chat with CHML-AM's Scott Thompson about how selling cannabis through the LCBO will affect cannabis retail workers. Click here to read the online story, then scroll down to hear the interview, which starts at 18:31 of Thompson's podcast.