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March 31, 2017

Warren (Smokey) Thomas was in Pembroke Thursday to kick off the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s (MNRF) 43rd Annual Hockey Tournament.

March 17, 2017

Toronto – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is expressing alarm over the Ontario government’s summary of its recent public consultation on Basic Income.

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.

March 10, 2017

The OPSEU collective agreement in the Ontario Public Service (OPS) expires on December 31, 2017. In preparation for bargaining, all OPSEU members in the OPS are invited to complete one of two 2017 demand-set surveys online. The survey will be live from February 23 to March 13, 2017.

February 24, 2017

Over 90 Belle River and Lakeshore residents came together February 18 to call on the Ontario government to provide a publicly-run ServiceOntario office in Belle River.

Information

July 19, 2017
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June 22, 2017
The OPSEU Pension Liaison Committee invites you, or someone you know, to get involved with the OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) by applying to be a union trustee.
April 4, 2017
The Crown Employees Collective Bargaining Act (CECBA) states that the employer and the union must have an essential and emergency services (EES) agreement in place before an employee may s

Collective Agreement

Central Employee Relations Committee (CERC)

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 11:15am

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

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.