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OPSEU flag in front of LifeLabs building

LifeLabs couriers in Kitchener, Thorold, and Brantford are the latest workers at the pension-owned, private lab company to vote overwhelmingly in favour of joining OPSEU/SEFPO. “These couriers are simply the life-blood of our health care system. They deserve all the safety and protections that come with joining a strong union like ours,” said OPSEU/SEFPO President...

OPSEU flag in front of LifeLabs building

Couriers, mail room clerks and dispatchers based in Mississauga cast their ballots on whether to unionize in the spring. However procedural wranglings at the Ontario Labour Relations Board prevented their certification from being officially awarded until Nov. 27, 2020. “Congratulations and welcome to our great union,” said OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas. “With hundreds of...

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

TORONTO – OPSEU is demanding that CEO Charles Brown and the entire executive team at LifeLabs be held to account after a series of mistakes and missteps – the latest being its clumsy attempt to fire a 35-year lab technician who is trying to organize her co-workers into a union. The Ontario Labour Relations Board...

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