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August 2, 2017

TORONTO – The federal government is jeopardizing the health of blood recipients in Canada by its failure to draft legislation that would make private, for-profit plasma collection clinics illegal, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) said today.

July 17, 2017

OPSEU and Public Health Ontario (PHO) have continued to meet to review the pay equity plan put forward by the employer. The employer has also agreed to provide OPSEU with the proper disclosure so that a fulsome review of the plan can take place.

June 29, 2017

Some 800 delegates to the OPSEU Broader Public Service conference on June 23-25 held elections for their divisional executives. The following members were elected for a two-year term:

Sector 1: Ambulance

James Ramage (L256), Chair

Jason Brearley (L303), Vice Chair

June 19, 2017

Bargaining continues; more dates set

Bargaining continues with the employer to reach a new collective agreement. Since negotiations started on April 19, we have met face-to-face with the other side on eight occasions. More dates are planned.

June 14, 2017

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas, and Sean Allen, Chair of OPSEU’s Canadian Blood Services and Diagnostics Sector released the following statement today in honour of World Blood Donor Day.