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November 28, 2017

Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU, sent the following letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne regarding Section 35 (public prosecutions) of Bill 177, the Stronger, Fairer Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2017.

November 27, 2017

August 16, 2017

Opioid overdoses are on the rise in Ontario prisons, and correctional officers are doing what they can to protect themselves.

August 15, 2017

OPSEU is demanding that the government act immediately to improve living conditions at North Bay Jail in the wake of a riot Saturday evening that lasted about nine hours.

July 20, 2017

On July 5, 2017, Central Employee Relations Committee (CERC) members signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with the government. It amends the new collective agreement that was ratified by members on June 22.

July 20, 2017

On May 24, 2017, OPSEU and the Ontario government signed a memorandum of settlement (MoS) related to a policy grievance that a number of OPS employees had made regarding their progression through the salary grid.

Bargaining

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, June 22, 2017 (All day)
Monday, June 12, 2017 (All day)

Events

Thursday, February 9, 2017 (All day)
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 2:30pm to Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 9:00pm
Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 12:00pm

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

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