Family & Children's Services Renfrew County & City of Pembroke

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The Renfrew Mercury is reporting on the rally held May 26 to protest the proposed layoffs of some 14 child protection workers at Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County. Members of OPSEU/SEFPO Local 459, the union which represents workers at the agency, were stationed at offices in Renfrew and Pembroke. “The loss of these...

Pembroke – A crowd of worried and concerned Renfrew County residents and advocates joined OPSEU/SEFPO and local labour council representatives on May 26 in calling out Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County for issuing layoffs to 14 frontline child protection workers. The action was immediately condemned by the union as reckless and a threat...

Renfrew County – Members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) working at Family and Children’s Services Renfrew County have voted 77 per cent in favour of strike action if negotiations fail to produce a new collective agreement. The 105-member OPSEU local has experienced fairly good labour relations in the last two decades, which is...