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June 18, 2019

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU, was the guest of AM 640 Radio host John Oakley on June 18.

June 13, 2019

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is demanding that the Ford government immediately reverse its cuts to Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) in the wake of the news that those cuts are being passed on to community and specialty clinics across the province.

June 5, 2019

More frontline workers at Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) offices – Toronto Central District and Refugee Law Office – have voted unanimously to join OPSEU.

May 30, 2019

Toronto – To draw attention to the devastating impact of nearly $300 million in budget cuts to legal aid, frontline legal clinic workers, members of OPSEU Local 5118 and community members will host a series of “pop-up legal clinics” in front of Conservative MPP constituency offices across the Gre

May 13, 2019

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says it’s time that Conservative backbenchers starting standing up for their constituents rather than buckle under the whims of the Premier’s Office. Thomas made the comments last week as he took part in efforts to fight cuts to legal aid clinics.