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OPSEU in the News

August 10, 2018
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas has already warned that Ontario’s new buck-a-beer policy is a "recipe for disast
July 31, 2018
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas calls on the people of Owen Sound to stand with the striking family clinic workers in their community who are fighting for "the very future of public health c
July 25, 2018
The owners of the Owen Sound Family Health Organization aren't just hurting workers with the meagre wages and deplorable working conditions they're offering.
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 24, 2018
A delegation of striking health care workers and their patients has asked Owen Sound City Council to demand that the owners of the Family Health Organization keep nurses and trained clerical worker
July 21, 2018
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas tells The Owen Sound Sun Times that the owners
July 20, 2018
Official Opposition health critic France Gélinas has added her voice to the growing demands that the government take steps to ensure that public health care is protected from the owners of family h
July 19, 2018
The CEO of the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario says patients will get lower quality care if the owners of the Owen Sound Family Health Organization go ahead with their scheme to
July 17, 2018
Global News reports that Warren (Smokey) Thomas has called on Premier Doug Ford t
July 12, 2018
According to reports on Bayshore Broadcasting and in the
July 11, 2018
The website Thunder Bay News Watch reports that OPSEU President War
July 9, 2018
The Brantford Expositor and the
July 6, 2018
Bayshore Broadcasting in Owen Sound is reporting striking OPSEU members say that doctors at the Family Health Organizati
July 3, 2018
The president of the Canadian Children's Rights Council, Grant Wilson, says the rehabilitation of troubled youth is being put in jeopardy by the ongoing lockout at Arrell Youth Centre in Hamilton.
June 27, 2018
During a rally in support of the striking workers in Local 276, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas pledged to "turn the heat up" on the doctors who own the Family Health Organization.