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Media coverage: LCBO pickets continue into fourth week

LBED Members standing in front of LCBO store in Cornwall: Information Picket
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OPSEU members continue carrying their plan for “A Better LCBO” across Ontario with a fourth week of information pickets.

LCBO workers bring labour concerns to public

Members from OPSEU Local 379 picketed outside of Haliburton's LCBO Wednesday afternoon to draw attention to safety issues at work and the importance of good jobs in small towns.

Read the full story on HaliburtonEcho.ca.

Union pickets outside Simcoe LCBO

OPSEU members hosting an information picket in Simcoe this week said they don't want to see the LCBO go the route of privatization like Hydro One and Highway 407, which is exactly what’s happening with the expansion of alcohol sales to grocery stores in Ontario. Members also raised concerns about the LCBO’s plans to eliminate layoff protection, slash severance pay, and increase the number of casual workers.

Read the full story on Simcoereformer.ca.

LCBO union workers say strike is looming and push for a ‘better LCBO’

At an information picket in Kingston this week, OPSEU members at the LCBO warned media about the perils of privatizing the LCBO, saying it means lost revenue for the province to pay for highways, teachers, nurses, and more.

Read the full story on CKWS Kingston.