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December 12, 2017

Toronto – Health and safety activists for the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) are celebrating a win for workers after the Liberal government at Queen’s Park dropped its plan to weaken enforcement of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) yesterday.

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.

Events

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 12:00pm
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 1:00pm to Friday, October 28, 2016 - 5:00pm

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]

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

November 16, 2016
Memorandum of Settlement Between: The Crown in Right of Ontario as represented by the Treasury Board Secretariat (“the Employer”) - and -
November 16, 2016
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas has sent the letter below to OPSEU members in the OPTrust pension plan. Action memo
November 16, 2016
For a full comparison of the differences between the existing OPTrust benefit plan for retirees and the alternative plan negotiated between OPSEU and the Ontario government and announced today,