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July 17, 2019

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is raising the alarm about a decision to privatize the inspection of the commercial fishery on Lake Erie, saying it puts the fishery at risk.

July 12, 2019

Toronto - OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is making the following statement on the distribution problems at the LCBO:

Thanks to yet another privatization boondoggle, Ontarians are facing a long dry summer as alcohol shortages hit LCBOs across the province.

June 10, 2019

OPSEU and other union members were out in force at a Ford government protest at the office of MPP Rick Nichol, reports the Chatham Daily News.

May 22, 2019

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the roughly 85 Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) firefighters and support staff who will help battle wildfires in Alberta are doing OPSEU and Ontario proud.

March 28, 2019

OPSEU Region 1 Regional Vice President Len Elliott was on CBC Radio on March 27 raising the alarm about a plan by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) to move fisheries-focused cons


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Pay Equity

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


April 3, 2019
Ministry of Children Community and Social Services Youth Justice Health & Safety E.R.C. Minutes
February 11, 2019
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Central Employee Relations Committee (CERC)


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William Larose Local 634
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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