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Thomas to Ford: Put brakes on expansion of alcohol sales

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling on the Ford government to start 2019 responsibly by freezing plans to further expand sales of alcohol. Thomas says Ontarians should be alarmed over media reports on the serious shoplifting problems that regularly occur at LCBO stores. “If shoplifting is a problem in LCBO outlets that have……

OPSEU protests changes at CACC

OPSEU members gathered at the Hamilton Central Ambulance Communications Centre (CACC) on Friday in a “show of unity between Ambulance Communications Officers and Paramedics” to protest a decision to move staff from the Cambridge CACC to the Hamilton facility.  Region 3 EBM Janel Perron, an Advanced Care Paramedic, was at the rally and explains in……

OPSEU: Ford’s private cannabis chaos is an early holiday gift to criminals and drug dealers

Toronto – As experts raise alarm bells about the accelerating growth of the cannabis criminal market, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is renewing his call for municipalities to opt out of Premier Doug Ford’s reckless privatized cannabis scheme. “It’s absolute chaos, and only one group of people is happy about it: criminals,” said Thomas. “If……

OPS - Unified Ministry Employee Relations Committees (MERC) Team Listing

MERC Information including MERC Committee Members, MERC Chairs Meeting Minutes, Action Form, Divisional Minutes, and MERC Team Disclosures.