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November 20, 2017

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas issued the following statement today to mark National Child Day, November 20.

Dear friends:

November 20, 2017

Kitchener – Frontline staff at Family and Children’s Services of Waterloo Region are calling on the Minister of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) “to fix and fund” a provincial computer network that is taking direct service hours away from children and families.

November 17, 2017

Kitchener – Frontline staff at Family and Children’s Services of Waterloo Region will mark National Child Day with a rally to call on Queen’s Park “to fix and fund” a  provincial computer network that is taking direct service hours away from children and

September 15, 2017

Chatham – Local 148 of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), which represents workers at Chatham-Kent Children’s Services, is fighting employer plans to lay off approximately 30 full- and part-time staff members, or about 20 per cent of the 150 workers with the agency.

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