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Ontario Public Service

August 3, 2017
Province-wide contracts
July 20, 2017
On July 5, 2017, Central Employee Relations Committee (CERC) members signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with the government.
June 22, 2017
TORONTO – Members of the Unified bargaining unit working in the Ontario Public Service (OPS) have ratified a tentative agreement between the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and the O


September 22, 2017
Employer still refuses to discuss faculty issues
September 21, 2017
Toronto – The union bargaining team for 12,000 Ontario college faculty has asked the conciliator in its negotiations with the College Employer Council to issue a “no-board” report, a move th
September 20, 2017
London West MPP Peggy Sattler put Liberal cabinet ministers on the spot Wednesday when she asked about government plans to help improve job security and bring in "equal pay for equal work" for cont

Health Care

August 17, 2017
Toronto – Some 800 Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) members at Canadian Blood Services have reached a tentative collective agreement with their employer.
April 24, 2017
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) workers in the Brant Haldimand Norfolk region have ratified their first collective agreement, which will see some wages increased by as much as five per ce
December 21, 2016
OPSEU members with less than 10 years’ service in the OPTrust pension plan will now be eligible to receive alternate post-retirement benefits under a new agreement signed between the union and the


February 7, 2017
Gravenhurst, Ontario – Outside workers for the Town of Gravenhurst return to the bargaining table February 9 aiming to stop layoffs and stave off other concessions their employer is demanding, thei
October 21, 2016
Midland – Members of Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) Local 328, representing outside workers with the Town of Midland, have ratified a tentative agreement reached last week.
October 3, 2016
OPSEU members working for the Town of Midland are ramping up their campaign for a fair contract, Ou

Social Services

September 15, 2017
Toronto – GTA residents seeking work can breathe easier today with the news that 103 staff at ACCES Employment have reached a tentative settlement with their employer.
September 8, 2017
Sudbury – After more than nine months of negotiations, some 30 workers with Sudbury YMCA have reached a tentative agreement with their employer, narrowly averting a looming strike deadline on Septe
September 8, 2017
Toronto – The bargaining team for some 103 employees with ACCES Employment have requested a “no board” report in its negotiations with their employer.


June 2, 2017
Toronto – Education workers in the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) will receive $2.75 million in damages for the loss of collective bargaining rights under Ontario’s Putting Stud
March 6, 2017
The Ontario Council of Educational Workers (OCEW) has voted unanimously to ratify the extension agreement
February 10, 2017
The Ontario Council of Educational Workers (OCEW) has signed a tentative agreement to extend its collective agreement beyond its current expiry date of August 31, 2017 to August 31, 2019.

Liquor Board

August 3, 2017
Province-wide contracts
July 19, 2017
Toronto – A new collective agreement that puts a ground-breaking hard cap on the percentage of precarious workers has been narrowly ratified by Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) member
July 17, 2017
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