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OPSEU/SEFPO’s President calls for a massive investment into public services in this week’s budget

Toronto – OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling on the Ford government to make major investments into public services in this week’s budget to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and address decades of neglect of successive governments. “In a word, it has to be about a collective investment in the heart and soul of……

Tongue-tied Tories ignore advice of OPSEU’s frontline workers

Toronto – Conservative members who dominate an Ontario legislative committee had nothing to say to OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas when he presented a submission on the upcoming provincial budget. Thomas appeared on Friday before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs at Queen’s Park to deliver the views of frontline workers on what……

Legal Aid Cuts are an Attack on Ontario’s Most Vulnerable

OPSEU is demanding that the Ford government reverse its cuts to Legal Aid Ontario (LAO). The cuts announced in the budget are an assault on some of the poorest and most vulnerable people in Ontario. The 40 per cent cut to LAO’s budget over two years will have devastating impacts. Through its legal certificate programs and……

OPS - Unified Ministry Employee Relations Committees (MERC) Team Listing

MERC Information including MERC Committee Members, MERC Chairs Meeting Minutes, Action Form, Divisional Minutes, and MERC Team Disclosures.