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December 12, 2018

OPSEU leaders and concerned members across the province are disappointed by the Ford government’s decision to carry out the Liberal government’s plan to close the Ontario Tree Seed Plant. The final decision to close the plant was made by the new PC government in September 2018.

August 17, 2018

Richard Solomon is a hero today. He is also living proof of the value of a strong public service.

August 8, 2018

Hundreds of OPSEU members across Ontario are fighting back against the scorching northern forest fires, and winning.

July 24, 2018

OPSEU Local 313 hosted a rally and family barbecue on Saturday in Angus to boost support for the Ontario Tree Seed Plant.  The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry announced last week it would review the previous Liberal government’s plan to close the facility this fall.

July 24, 2018

OPSEU Local 313 hosted a rally and family barbecue on July 21 in Angus in support of keeping the Ontario Tree Seed Plant open and public.

Ministry Employee Relations Committee (MERC)

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In Angus, Ontario, there is a facility run by the Ontario Public Service called the Ontar
The Crown Employees Collective Bargaining Act (CECBA) states that the employer and the union must have an essential and emergency services (EES) agreement in place before an employee may s
The content of the "EESA and Survey Guide" document is below:
Including Policy on Lateral Transfers

Events

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 (All day)
Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Bargaining

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