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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.

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.

Information

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
April 4, 2017
The content of the "EESA and Survey Guide" document is below:

Collective Agreement

Central Employee Relations Committee (CERC)

Haran Thurairasah-Chair
Work: 416.988.9845
E: [email protected]

Neil Martin-Vice-Chair
Work: 416.476.6975
E: [email protected]

Janis Pechinger-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

February 19, 2014
Responding to the Liberal attack on retiree benefits in the Ontario Public Service
December 3, 2013
Changes to OPS Dependent Life Insurance now implemented November 4, 2013
July 15, 2013
In the recent round of OPS negotiations the parties agreed to extend the Supplementary Health & Hospital and Dental benefits plans (as set out in Articles 39 and 40) to fixed-term employees (FX