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Ontario Public Service - Unified

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June 21, 2018

Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives have put the public service on a hiring freeze and are halting all discretionary government spending until after the party takes office and can audit the province’s books.

June 18, 2018

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling today’s announced government-wide hiring freeze by Doug Ford a ‘rookie mistake' that will ‘only harm the little guy.’

May 22, 2018

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

April 30, 2018

The Central Employee Relations Committee (CERC) is pleased to announce the winners of our contest under phase one of the OPS Unified Activate, Educate, and Participate campaign. 

April 13, 2018

Toronto – The Police Association of Ontario and both opposition parties have joined OPSEU in urging the provincial Liberals to abandon any plan to download the prosecution of the most serious non-criminal provincial offences, known as Part III offences, to municipalities.

Events

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, June 22, 2017 (All day)
Saturday, May 27, 2017 (All day)

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]

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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

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.
January 25, 2017
The Government of Canada is considering taxing employer contributions made to your group health and dental benefit plans.