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Thomas demands fairness from OMERS

In a letter to Michael Rolland, the CEO of the pension plan OMERS, OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas stands up for the retirement rights of part-timers and casuals, and demands ongoing worker oversight at the pension plan. Here is the full text of the letter:

New OMERS CEO must immediately fix ‘dangerous mismanagement’ at its company LifeLabs

Toronto – Blake Hutcheson will soon take over as the new CEO of OMERS, the pension plan that owns LifeLabs, and OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is demanding that he put a stop to the company’s layoffs and union-busting that are leaving all Ontarians in greater danger of COVID-19. “The results have come back and……

Two strikes for OMERS over pension cuts and union busting

During two telephone town halls on May 12, thousands of angry OPSEU members joined Thomas to denounce OMERS CEO Michael Latimer for his heartless cuts to retirees’ pensions, and also for allowing a company owned by the plan – Life Labs – to brutally quash a union drive. To rub salt in the wound, OMERS……

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OPS - Unified Ministry Employee Relations Committees (MERC) Team Listing

MERC Information including MERC Committee Members, MERC Chairs Meeting Minutes, Action Form, Divisional Minutes, and MERC Team Disclosures.