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Warren (Smokey) Thomas in a blue suit standing at a podiu

Toronto – OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas sent the following Open Letter calling on Premier Ford to do the right thing and implement a simple, seamless and speedy paid sick days program for Ontario’s workers. With hospitals bursting at the seams, people falling ill and dying in record numbers, Thomas says time’s up for a...

Smokey speaking to group at Unifor

A group of OPSEU members led by President Warren (Smokey) Thomas and First Vice-President/Treasurer Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida has shored up Unifor’s picket lines at Regina’s Co-op Refinery. Thomas says he boarded the first plane to Regina when he learned that Unifor National President Jerry Dias had been arrested after joining a picket line. “Jerry phoned...

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Thousands of OPSEU members took part in two telephone town halls on Wednesday to talk about the federal election. OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas fielded a wide variety of questions from members.  He was joined by Canadian Labour Institute President James Clancy and Larry Brown, the President of the National Union of Public and General...

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