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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.

July 13, 2017

Toronto families of children with developmental or physical disabilities are waiting up to nine weeks to be reimbursed for respite care, day camps, life skills programs and other extraordinary expenses due to a backlog at the

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July 19, 2017
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Bargaining

Collective Agreement

Central Employee Relations Committee (CERC)

Chair

Neil Martin Local 546
Work:  647.627.4560
E: neilopseu@gmail.com

Vice-Chair

William Larose Local 634
Work: 705.497.5207
E: wlarose3@gmail.com 

Member

Haran Thurairasah Local 502
Work: 416.325.6570
E: haranthurairasah@rogers.com 

Send the CERC team an email at cerc@opseu.org

Who we are, how the committee 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

May 20, 2016
Appealing OPS Denied Benefit Claims What insured benefits can I appeal? Supplementary Health and Hospital Insurance Dental
March 24, 2016
Under the new OPS collective agreement, if employees on Long Term Income Protection (LTIP) have both a minimum of 30 years of pension credit and are eligible to retire to an unreduced
December 10, 2015
On Feb. 18, 2014, the provincial Liberal government announced that effective Jan. 1, 2017, the eligibility criteria for post-retirement benefits were changing for retired public service employees.