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February 8, 2019

The provincial finance minister did not receive a warm welcome during a snowy visit to the city.

December 21, 2018

Toronto – Until this week, Ontario’s most violent correctional institutions had a full-time local union health and safety co-chair. But from now on, Toronto South Detention Centre and the Central East Detention Centre in Lindsay will have to get by without these full-time positions.

December 13, 2018

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is warning Premier Doug Ford that he must replenish the ranks of frontline workers in the Ontario Public Service (OPS), which have been cut to the bone under previous governments.

November 7, 2018

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the enthusiasm he saw at the OPS Divisional Meeting over the November 2-4 weekend makes him all the more confident that the union is ready to take on Doug Ford.

November 2, 2018

Second day of mediation now completed

In our last edition of LockTalk, published in June, we spoke of our first day of mediation. Our second day of mediation took place on November 1.

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Thomas addresses media on corrections crisis ahead of budget

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Events

Pensions and Benefits

December 21, 2016
OPSEU members with less than 10 years’ service in the OPTrust pension plan will now be eligible to purchase alternate post-retirement benefits under a new agreement signed between the union and the
November 17, 2016
OPSEU has published a new Q&A about post-retirement benefits for members of the OPTrust pension plan. Click here to read the full document.
November 17, 2016
Questions and answers about post-retirement benefits for OPSEU members in the OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) pension plan

Services correctionnels en état de crise

Latest News, Events and Information on the Crisis in Corrections, including Strike Training information, etc. Read more...