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The Toronto Star/North York ‘The Mirror’ is reporting on OPSEU/SEFPO’s reaction to Sunnybrook Hospital’s decision to increase paid sick days for hospital staff to a total of 10, improving upon the three paid sick days provided by the government. “This is very encouraging to see and I hope more employers step up like this,” OPSEU/SEFPO……

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas with a Toronto Sun logo.

The following Op Ed by OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas was published in the Toronto Sun on Friday, May 7, 2021. Thomas: Enough politics, it’s time for ethics in long-term care While capping rates of return would be a short-term solution, it’s sure to set the wheels of change in motion Profit vs. care —……

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas in the Queen's Park media gallery.

OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas told the premier’s political future depends on his handling of the report on long-term care homes during the first wave of the pandemic. “My union, we won’t let it go and I don’t think any union will let it go,” Thomas is quoted as saying. “I think if the……

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