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November 16, 2018 to December 14, 2018
OPSEU members at the LCBO are holding information pickets to give shoppers the chance to tell government to keep the LCBO public.
July 21, 2018
Love trees? Want to make sure our forests are protected and resilient for years to come?
May 31, 2018
Questions or concerns about the provincial election on June 7?  Curious to hear more about OPSEU's election platform, Vote Better?
May 31, 2018
Questions or concerns about the provincial election on June 7?  Curious to hear more about OPSEU's election platform, Vote Better?
May 30, 2018
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June 6, 2019
Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Doug Ford is in for yet another expensive court battle he’s bound to lose if he tries to break LCBO workers’ collective agreement and double th
May 31, 2019
Toronto – A large corporation called Alcanna, which could reap significant profits from the Ford government’s expensive and dangerous scheme to expand privatized alcohol sales, is threatening to su
May 29, 2019
Canadian Beer News is reporting on OPSEU's "scathin
May 28, 2019
Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling for the RCMP to investigate Doug Ford’s decision to break the government’s contract with the Beer Store to allow the sale of alcohol in c
May 27, 2019
It is deeply disappointing that the Ford government is proceeding with this reckless plan to pave the way to further privatize alcohol sales. It is both socially and fiscally irresponsible.
May 21, 2019
Toronto  - OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Ontarians should be concerned about a media report that the Ford government is proceeding with privatizing alcohol distribution.
May 13, 2019
The following letter from OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas was published in the Toronto Sun on May 12, 2019
May 13, 2019
The following letter from President Warren (Smokey) Thomas was published in the May 11 edition of the Toronto Star in response to an Opinion-Editorial on privatization from Treasury Board Minister
April 26, 2019
The Ford government is pushing a privatization agenda that threatens the long-term survival of the LCBO.
April 4, 2019
The Ford government is pushing a privatization agenda that threatens the long-term survival of the LCBO.    
April 1, 2019
TORONTO – Drug dealers and Ford Nation insiders are the only ones reaping the rewards as the premier’s privatized cannabis scheme fails again to deliver on its overblown promises, says OPSEU Presid
March 26, 2019
OPSEU has joined with Ontario's other democratic unions in a bid to stop the provincial government's cuts and privatizations by putting pressure on backbench Conservative MPPs, according to

Information and Resources

April 24, 2019
The Ford government is pushing a privatization agenda that threatens the long-term survival of the LCBO.
December 6, 2018
Here are a number of photos taken during recent information pickets by LBED members across the province. They are in no particular order. Enjoy! Local 379, Peterborough
November 20, 2018
OPSEU members at the LCBO are holding information pickets to give shoppers the chance to tell government to keep the LCBO public.
November 12, 2015
*and a disaster in the making for Ontario’s social servicesA policy paper of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union