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February 15, 2017

Thousands of OPSEU members took part in four recent telephone town halls for workers in the Ontario Public Service (OPS). Two were held on February 9 for members of the Correctional Bargaining Unit. It will be bargaining for a new standalone collective agreement, to be effective January 1, 2018.

February 15, 2017

Toronto – The Ontario government continues to deny there is a crisis in community corrections, jeopardizing the well-being and safety of probation and parole officers, inmates, and communities.

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 Union said today.

February 9, 2017

Belle River, Ontario – New radio ads hit the airwaves today to invite residents of Belle River and area to a public meeting to discuss the future of ServiceOntario in their community.

February 6, 2017

The Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre needs major improvements to its phycial infrastructure, OPSEU Local 411 president Denis Collin told listeners on CBC's Ottawa Morning last week.

Information

February 21, 2017
As part of a recent settlement between OPSEU and the Ontario Government, it was agreed that the Short Term Sickness Plan (STSP) for OPSEU members in the Ontario Public Service (OPS) will revert to
January 31, 2017
Ministry of Citizenship & ImmigrationTerms of Reference
January 26, 2017
Belle River's privately operated ServiceOntario centre has just shut down. It's the second time in four years. This cannot keep happening.

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]

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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 19, 2014
Responding to the Liberal attack on retiree benefits in the Ontario Public Service
December 3, 2013
Changes to OPS Dependent Life Insurance now implemented November 4, 2013
July 15, 2013
In the recent round of OPS negotiations the parties agreed to extend the Supplementary Health & Hospital and Dental benefits plans (as set out in Articles 39 and 40) to fixed-term employees (FX