Boards of Education: Bill 115
OPSEU stands in solidarity with education workers
January 11, 2013
puts the blame firmly on the Ontario Liberal party for the
chaos experienced today by parents, students and workers in
public elementary schools.
Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) decision issued at 4
a.m. on Friday morning put an end to protests today, but
cannot silence what has become a heated issue as the January
26 Liberal Leadership Convention approaches.
stands in solidarity with OSSTF and ETFO,” said OPSEU
President, Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
“The Ontario Liberals have
imposed contracts on education workers, denying their
democratic rights, and now they also want to silence all
dissent. I can assure you that this is not over. Dalton
McGuinty has created a damning legacy for himself and his
filed a legal challenge to Bill 115 on October 11, 2012.
OSSTF, ETFO and CUPE have filed similar challenges.
affirmed: “This legislation is unconstitutional and a threat
to collective bargaining in both the public and private
sectors. OPSEU will continue to challenge Bill 115 in the
represents more than 130,000 workers, including 2000 members
at Ontario’s Boards of Education.
Visser, OPSEU Communications: 416-557-7936
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