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OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas

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Toronto Star columnist Martin Regg Cohn featured OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas in a column this week on the government’s announcement to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Thomas was invited by Unifor President Jerry Dias to attend Premier Doug Ford’s announcement, which was held at one of Unifor’s offices. Cohn noted that...

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The website sudbury.com is reporting that a group calling itself “Canadian Frontline Nurses” is expected to participate in an anti-vaccine passport rally in Sudbury this Sunday – and health care unions are united in opposition to the rally, including OPSEU/SEFPO. In a news release, the union’s President, Warren (Smokey) Thomas, said, “Front-line health care workers,...

The following Op Ed by OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas was published in the Toronto Sun on Friday, May 7, 2021. Thomas: Enough politics, it’s time for ethics in long-term care While capping rates of return would be a short-term solution, it’s sure to set the wheels of change in motion Profit vs. care —...

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