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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 reimbursed at a later date.

June 16, 2017

Toronto – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) has responded to comments by Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown that the Government of Ontario should have bargained harder on a tenta

June 15, 2017

Updated: June 18, 2017  3:00 p.m.

Check the list below for the ratification vote locations and times nearest you.

Times, dates and locations may change, please check the website often.

June 15, 2017

The provincial government has signed another quick deal giving thousands of civil servants a 7.5-per-cent raise over four years, prompting accusations the Liberals are buying labour peace for next June’s election.

June 12, 2017

Toronto – Ontario Public Service (OPS) workers in the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) are set to vote June 20-22 on a four-year collective agreement extension.

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

December 21, 2016
OPSEU members with less than 10 years’ service in the OPTrust pension plan will now be eligible to purchase alternate post-retirement benefits under a new agreement signed between the union and the
November 17, 2016
OPSEU has published a new Q&A about post-retirement benefits for members of the OPTrust pension plan. Click here to read the full document.
November 17, 2016
Questions and answers about post-retirement benefits for OPSEU members in the OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) pension plan