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November 12, 2015

Following is a statement by Ontario Public Service Employees Union President Warren (Smokey) Thomas:

Today (Nov. 12) marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of the fiasco known as the Social Assistance Management System (SAMS).

November 10, 2015

Your Corrections Bargaining Team returned to negotiations with the Employer on November 7 and 8. Over the two days, your bargaining team took many items off the table in an attempt to reach a fair tentative agreement.

October 29, 2015

(TORONTO) – Members of the OPS’s Central division has voted 67 per cent in favour of the tentative agreement recently reached between OPSEU and the Ontario government, while the Unified division has approved it by 78 per cent. The ratification vote was held on October 27, 28 and 29.

October 28, 2015

Voting at the Downtown Double Tree Hotel on Chestnut Street was suspended for 45 minutes this morning.

A WW 2 shell was found in the construction site next door, and police had initially cordoned off the area. The barricade has been moved to allow access from Dundas and Chestnut.

October 28, 2015

The following is applicable only to those employees in the Ministry of the Attorney General: Court Services Division that are currently classified as FPT 1000 or FPT 1500 hour categories.

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Thomas addresses media on corrections crisis ahead of budget

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.


Friday, April 24, 2015 (All day)
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 (All day)


Many members have voiced concerns about the new CSR Classification and OPSEU’s role in the process. Here are the answers to many of your questions.


Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Services correctionnels en état de crise

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