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Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

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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.

July 20, 2018

Seed Plant saved? Community convinces government to put privatization on hold

In a victory for true grass "roots" campaigning, The Ontario Seed Plant has been granted a reprieve.

Ministry Employee Relations Committee (MERC)

MERC Information including MERC Committee Members, MERC Chairs Meeting Minutes, Action Form, Divisional Minutes, and MERC Team Disclosures.

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Information

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