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July 13, 2017

Toronto families of children with developmental or physical disabilities are waiting up to nine weeks to be reimbursed for respite care, day camps, life skills programs and other extraordinary expenses due to a backlog at the

June 15, 2017

The provincial government has signed another quick deal giving thousands of civil servants a 7.5-per-cent raise over four years, prompting accusations the Liberals are buying labour peace for next June’s election.

May 27, 2017

The two-step election process to elect the 2017 OPS bargaining teams began on Saturday, May 27.

April 26, 2017

Toronto – The Ontario government’s latest update on the Basic Income (BI) pilot released Monday raises more questions than it answers, said Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).

March 17, 2017

Toronto – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is expressing alarm over the Ontario government’s summary of its recent public consultation on Basic Income.



Including Policy on Lateral Transfers
December 3, 2014 Mr. Warren (Smokey) Thomas President Ontario Public Services Employees Union 100 Lesmill Road Toronto, Ontario M3B 3P8
December 2, 2014 Honourable Kevin Daniel Flynn Ministry of Labour 14th Floor, 400 University Avenue Toronto, Ontario M7A 1T7 Dear Minister Flynn:


Saturday, May 27, 2017 (All day)

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 (All day)
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:00pm