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July 20, 2018

Seed Plant saved? Community convinces government to put privatization on hold

In a victory for true grass "roots" campaigning, The Ontario Seed Plant has been granted a reprieve.

July 20, 2018

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas wrote to Attorney General Caroline Mulroney Friday, asking her to reverse the decision of the previous government to download the prosecution of the most serious provincial offences to municipalities.

July 20, 2018

Angus – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is expressing satisfaction with Natural Resources and Forestry Minister (MNRF) Jeff Yurek’s announcement that he will review the Liberal government’s decision to close the Ontario Tree Seed Plant.

July 19, 2018

In response to the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Jeff Yurek's welcome announcement that the Ministry will review the decision made by the previous government to close t

July 19, 2018

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is paying tribute to the dedication and bravery of the hundreds of OPSEU members who are fighting back forest fires ravaging northern Ontario.

“These are true heroes,” says Thomas. “Their bravery makes us all proud.”

Events

Friday, November 2, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, November 4, 2018 (All day)
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 (All day)

Pay Equity

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

Information

July 19, 2018
In Angus, Ontario, there is a facility run by the Ontario Public Service called the Ontar
June 11, 2018
Action Form, Divisional Minutes, MERC Chairs Meeting Minutes Click here
March 23, 2018
Your Central Employees Relations Committee team is writing to provide you with an update on the Appendix 7 review for the 2014 special case submissions.  All cases that were unsuccessful in receivi

Collective Agreement

Central Employee Relations Committee (CERC)

Mickey Riccardi - Chair
C: 519.981.7748
Work: 519.973.1335
E: [email protected]

Tim Elphick Vice-Chair
C: 519.580.8463
Work: 519.881.1772
E: [email protected]

Janis Pechinger A/Member
Work: 519.873.4771
E: [email protected]

Send the CERC team an email at [email protected]

Who we are, how the commitee 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