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Toronto – Striking Health care workers at Black Creek Community Health Centre will begin picketing Monday, June 14 at North York Sheridan Mall. The strike comes as a result of Black Creek Community Health Centre’s management denying workers the one per cent wage increases permitted under Bill 124, after many gruelling months of bargaining talks.……

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TORONTO – Management and their counsel at Black Creek Community Health Centre walked away from the bargaining table, abandoning talks late Saturday, leaving its unionized workers no choice but to walk off the job. OPSEU/SEFPO community health centre workers made every effort to reach a fair settlement but were stymied by a management that refuses……

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TORONTO – OPSEU/SEFPO says the negotiator for the Black Creek Community Health Centre is bullying and playing mind games with its largely racialized unionized workforce and forcing them onto the picket lines. OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says in the past couple of days a Toronto lawyer named Rachel Davis, has completely taken over the……

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Talks continue between OPSEU/SEFPO and the Black Creek Community health Centre with the assistance of a mediator.  Since there is progress, the union has agreed to push back the strike deadline to 12 p.m. Saturday, July 12. The strike deadline extension allows the two sides to continue discussions. Mediation between Local 5117’s bargaining team and……

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In good times and bad, the key to strong and healthy communities is always the same: good public services provided by committed and passionate public service workers. OPSEU/SEFPO is always proud to recognize and thank Canada’s public service workers.  And as we begin to emerge from the pandemic, we’re especially proud to mark this year’s……

Thank you education workers order your free hoodie! #BeeAppreciated

OPSEU/SEFPO wants to thank you, Ontario’s front-line education heroes, for your dedication, professionalism and resilience. You’ve demonstrated incredible commitment since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020. We know that you have experienced heightened pressure over the last 15 months due to increased risk of exposure in the classroom, precarious work, and financial burdens.……

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The strike deadline for OPSEU/SEFPO Local 5117, representing workers at Black Creek Community Health Centre, has been extended as mediation talks continue between the bargaining team and the Employer. The original deadline of 12:01 a.m. on June 11 will be extended to 5:00 p.m. on June 11. The extension of the strike deadline will allow……

LCBO: Essentially Yours over an illustration of dozens of people behind an LCBO store

Toronto – LCBO workers have voted to accept the three-year tentative agreement hammered out by their bargaining team.  In the face of draconian cuts initially tabled by the employer, the team did a great job beating back significant concessions. “I’d like to congratulate the bargaining team for doing an excellent job under very difficult circumstances,” said……

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas at Queen's Park.

Toronto – OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Premier Doug Ford’s plan to override a court decision on election advertising will muzzle the voice of front-line heroes. Thomas is disappointed that Ford has brought back the legislature to invoke the notwithstanding clause, after an Ontario Superior Court justice struck down legislation that would limit third-party……

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Situation: Case count as of June 9, 2021 / Nombre de cas le 9 juin 2021 Area / Région Area / Région Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Deaths / Décès Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Canada* 1 395 410 + 1 265 25 791 + 30 Ontario**……

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Dates and Times: Monday, October 18, 2021 – 9:00AM – 4:00PM Tuesday, October 19, 2021 – 9:00AM – 4:00PM Format: Virtual Conference (Zoom) The theme for this year’s conference “Beyond the Surface” will build on the success of the 2019 OPSEU/SEFPO Women’s Conference “I AM” which looked into the many aspects of being a woman.……

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The following open letter was sent to the Board of Directors at Black Creek Community Health Centre by OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas and the Bargaining Team of OPSEU/SEFPO Local 5117. The letter addresses an email sent to the local’s members by Executive Director Cheryl Prescod, which threatened workers’ jobs in the event of a……

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Conference call out The Provincial Young Workers Committee (PYC) invites you to submit your application for the 2021 Young Workers Conference!  It will take place virtually on August 14, 2021.  In addition to welcoming previous conference participants, we would like to extend a special invitation to those who have not attended in the past. We……

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Situation: Case count as of June 8, 2021 / Nombre de cas le 8 juin 2021 Area / Région Area / Région Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Deaths / Décès Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Canada* 1 394 145 + 1 582 25 761 + 37 Ontario**……

Unstoppable Hospital Professionals Division: Health Professionals Week. Proud to be a health professional

As we approach Health Professionals’ Week June 13-19; this year we truly wanted to show our appreciation for your UNSTOPPABLE efforts as a health professional who has and continues to fight this pandemic and keep patients and our communities healthy. The goal of Health Professionals’ Week is to pay tribute to our 25,000+ HPD members……

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