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July 15, 2019

The United Nations has designated July 15th as World Youth Skills Day to highlight the importance of giving young people the tools they need to be productive members of their communities.

June 6, 2019

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas was widely quoted in coverage of the Ford government's attempt to cut the wages of more than a million public sector workers, including many OPSEU members.

December 17, 2018

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is disappointed with the new free-speech policy that will be put into place at Ontario’s 24 colleges on January 1.

“This so-called free-speech policy is anything but,” Thomas said. “In fact, a better name would be ‘gag-order policy.’”

November 17, 2017

The social movement continues

As you know, the government announced on Thursday that they are legislating college faculty back to work.  The union did not agree to back to work legislation, it was imposed by government.