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May 23, 2017

Trained Ministry of Natural Resource officers — not police officers — should deal with so-called nuisance bears, OPSEU president Warren “Smokey” Thomas says.

May 11, 2017

Further to the settlement with the Government of Ontario

April 26, 2017

Toronto – The Ontario government’s latest update on the Basic Income (BI) pilot released Monday raises more questions than it answers, said Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).

March 31, 2017

Warren (Smokey) Thomas was in Pembroke Thursday to kick off the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s (MNRF) 43rd Annual Hockey Tournament.

March 17, 2017

Toronto – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is expressing alarm over the Ontario government’s summary of its recent public consultation on Basic Income.

Bargaining

Saturday, May 27, 2017 (All day)
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 12:45pm

Information

April 4, 2017
The Crown Employees Collective Bargaining Act (CECBA) states that the employer and the union must have an essential and emergency services (EES) agreement in place before an employee may s
April 4, 2017
The content of the "EESA and Survey Guide" document is below:

Events

Saturday, May 27, 2017 (All day)
Saturday, February 18, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, February 9, 2017 (All day)

Pension and Benefits

May 11, 2017
Further to the settlement with the
March 13, 2017
The pension plan for current and former OPSEU members in the Ontario Public Service, the LCBO, and other agencies is fully funded and has been so for eight years in a row.
February 16, 2017
Toronto – Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk is “100 per cent correct” when she says the provincial government has no unfettered right to count public employees’ pension funds as government asset
February 14, 2017
Toronto – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne would do well to remember who owns the assets of the province’s jointly trusteed public pension plans, the President of the Ontario Public Service Employees
February 2, 2017
Pension funds must take bold steps to reduce the risk that climate change poses for the pensions of their members, the OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) says.