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June 11, 2017

Notice of ratification vote


OPSEU members in the Ontario Public Service (OPS) will vote June 20, 21, and 22 on a government offer to “roll over” their existing collective agreements with a number of positive changes – and no demands for concessions from OPSEU members.

May 27, 2017

The two-step election process to elect the 2017 OPS bargaining teams began on Saturday, May 27.

May 23, 2017

Trained Ministry of Natural Resource officers — not police officers — should deal with so-called nuisance bears, OPSEU president Warren “Smokey” Thomas says.

May 11, 2017

Further to the settlement with the Government of Ontario

April 26, 2017

Toronto – The Ontario government’s latest update on the Basic Income (BI) pilot released Monday raises more questions than it answers, said Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).

Bargaining

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 12:45pm
Thursday, February 9, 2017 (All day)
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 7:00pm

Information

July 19, 2017
MGS Sub Committees Communications Debbie Ponte, James Cushing, Richard King Infrastructure Technology Services James Cushing, Gary Lawrence, Richard King

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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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,