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Latest News

July 20, 2018

Seed Plant saved? Community convinces government to put privatization on hold

In a victory for true grass "roots" campaigning, The Ontario Seed Plant has been granted a reprieve.

July 20, 2018

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas wrote to Attorney General Caroline Mulroney Friday, asking her to reverse the decision of the previous government to download the prosecution of the most serious provincial offences to municipalities.

July 20, 2018

Angus – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is expressing satisfaction with Natural Resources and Forestry Minister (MNRF) Jeff Yurek’s announcement that he will review the Liberal government’s decision to close the Ontario Tree Seed Plant.

July 19, 2018

In response to the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry Jeff Yurek's welcome announcement that the Ministry will review the decision made by the previous government to close t

July 19, 2018

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is paying tribute to the dedication and bravery of the hundreds of OPSEU members who are fighting back forest fires ravaging northern Ontario.

“These are true heroes,” says Thomas. “Their bravery makes us all proud.”

Events

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Information

June 11, 2018
Action Form, Divisional Minutes, MERC Chairs Meeting Minutes Click here
March 23, 2018
Your Central Employees Relations Committee team is writing to provide you with an update on the Appendix 7 review for the 2014 special case submissions.  All cases that were unsuccessful in receivi
February 28, 2018
Recently, the media have reported on allegations of systemic bullying and harassment of lawyers with the Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG).

Bargaining

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 2:45pm
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, June 22, 2017 (All day)
Monday, June 12, 2017 (All day)

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 11, 2017
Further to the settlement with the
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.
February 16, 2017
Toronto – Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk is “100 per cent correct” when she says the provincial government has no unfettered right to count public employees’ pension funds as government asset