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March 14, 2019

OPSEU's Ambulance Division and Ministry of Health MERC Team want to celebrate the important work that Ambulance Communications Of

February 13, 2019

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the Ford government’s plans to privatize and outsource Ontario’s employment and training programs will leave even more Ontarians stuck in a downward spiral of being either jobless or stuck in precarious work.

December 20, 2018

Toronto – The staffing shortage at the Cambridge Central Ambulance Communications Centre (CACC) has reached a crisis level, and according to OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas, patients’ lives are at risk. 

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.

December 12, 2018

OPSEU leaders and concerned members across the province are disappointed by the Ford government’s decision to carry out the Liberal government’s plan to close the Ontario Tree Seed Plant. The final decision to close the plant was made by the new PC government in September 2018.


Friday, November 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 5:00pm
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 (All day)

Pay Equity

OPSEU represents two bargaining units: Unified and Corrections. Each unit is responsible for bargaining its own pay equity plan.


February 11, 2019
Province-wide contracts
August 29, 2018
As you are aware, OPSEU filed a central Ontario Public Service (OPS) policy grievance on August 24, 2017 alleging that the manner in which the Employer would be implementing salary progressions as

Collective Agreement

Central Employee Relations Committee (CERC)


Neil Martin Local 546
Work:  647.627.4560


William Larose Local 634
Work: 705.497.5207


Haran Thurairasah Local 502
Work: 416.325.6570

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Who we are, how the committee works, and links to committee Minutes Learn more...


Ministry Employee Relations Committee (MERC)

MERC Information including MERC Committee Members, MERC Chairs Meeting Minutes, Action Form, Divisional Minutes, and MERC Team Disclosures.

Pension and Benefits

June 22, 2017
Three of the jointly-sponsored pension plans that OPSEU members belong to are looking for members to take on the important and fascinating work of being a pension plan trustee.
June 22, 2017
The OPSEU Pension Liaison Committee invites you, or someone you know, to get involved with the OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) by applying to be a union trustee.
June 19, 2017
All OPSEU-represented employees in the Ontario Public Sector (OPS) will soon have the option of having their insurance carrier pay most of their dental claim directly, rather than waiting to be rei