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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

June 30, 2017

Tens of thousands of students are graduating this week from schools that OPSEU members have helped keep open.

June 22, 2017

TORONTO – Members of the Unified bargaining unit working in the Ontario Public Service (OPS) have ratified a tentative agreement between the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and the Ontario government.

June 22, 2017

Three of the jointly-sponsored pension plans that OPSEU members belong to are looking for members to take on the important and fascinating work of being a pension plan trustee.

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
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Janis Pechinger A/Member
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Ministry Employee Relations Committee (MERC)

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Pension and Benefits

February 14, 2017
Toronto – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne would do well to remember who owns the assets of the province’s jointly trusteed public pension plans, the President of the Ontario Public Service Employees
February 2, 2017
Pension funds must take bold steps to reduce the risk that climate change poses for the pensions of their members, the OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) says.
January 25, 2017
The Government of Canada is considering taxing employer contributions made to your group health and dental benefit plans.