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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.

May 23, 2017

Trained Ministry of Natural Resource officers — not police officers — should deal with so-called nuisance bears, OPSEU president Warren “Smokey” Thomas says.

March 31, 2017

Warren (Smokey) Thomas was in Pembroke Thursday to kick off the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s (MNRF) 43rd Annual Hockey Tournament.

March 10, 2017

The OPSEU collective agreement in the Ontario Public Service (OPS) expires on December 31, 2017. In preparation for bargaining, all OPSEU members in the OPS are invited to complete one of two 2017 demand-set surveys online. The survey will be live from February 23 to March 13, 2017.

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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
Stunned by the Liberal government’s decision last autumn to abruptly eliminate the 70-year old Ontario Forest Ranger program, former rangers are planning a jamboree in Huntsville on Aug.

Events

Saturday, May 27, 2017 (All day)

Bargaining

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