November 29, 2011 Pattern Bargaining Newsletter: Thousands of developmental services workers across Ontario will be recognized for the important work that they do in our communities on January 19, 2012.
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September 23, 2011 Central Bargaining News -
Two weeks before the Ontario elections, OPSEU Developmental Services workers are
taking their message to the doorstep of Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of
Community and Social Services. download the update ...
August 31, 2011 Central Bargaining News - 47
OPSEU units remain in bargaining and, of these, 41 have now filed for
conciliation. In addition, there have been five strike votes, all of which have
given a strong strike mandate to their bargaining teams.
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August 8, 2011 Central Bargaining News - 8,000 Developmental Services workers across the province will be considering who will be the best defenders of good jobs and services in this sector when they vote on October 6. more...
August 2, 2011 Central Bargaining News -
Ontario Ministry for Community and Social Services findings back up the World Health Organization report.
July 25, 2011 Central Bargaining News - Ontario’s Developmental Services sector serves many of the most vulnerable in the province. These people deserve continuity of care. Working people are also part of our community. They deserve decent jobs: full-time, permanent jobs that allow them to build a good future for their families.
July 18, 2011 Central Bargaining News - A newsletter for OPSEU members working in Developmental Services, July 18 2011: Wear the wristband: It says you care about Developmental Services. more
June 30, 2011 Join the information picket closest
to you on July 5th and call for respect for Developmental Services workers and
June 23, 2011 Close to 50 units are currently in
bargaining and positioning themselves to file for conciliation. Job security
language that deals with potential agency mergers is key to this action.
Flyer: Developmental service workers enable people with
disabilities to actively participate in their communities.
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Bulletin: Central Bargaining News
Together we are stronger
This is an exciting time for the Developmental Services sector.
The Union is starting its preparations for bargaining the first ever
centrally negotiated agreement in Developmental Services. This historic
achievement has been 20 years in the making. .
Newsletter: Developmentally Speaking
A newsletter for and by OPSEU Developmental Services Sector members
7, 2010 OPSEU, CUPE and employer groups enter into discussions with the
Ministry of Community and Social Services over a new bargaining model. .