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April 1, 2014  In a statement today OPSEU endorsed the LCBO’s plan to expand into grocery stores but says agency stores must be repatriated.  more...

March 28, 2014 Issue 49  Read the latest on changes to the pension plan, our challenge before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and the latest Message from the Chair.  more...

March 3, 2014   March 3, 2014 – Last month OPSEU members were shocked to learn that the Wynne government will force members of the OPSEU Pension Trust – which included eligible members working for the LCBO – to pay more for extended health benefits when they retire. You can make your voice heard by emailing the Premier today.  more...

Responding to the Liberal attack on retiree benefits in the Ontario Public Service

February 19, 2014  Yesterday, the Liberal announced changes that will increase the cost of extended health benefits for retired public service employees, LCBO employees, and others in the OPSEU Pension Trust or the Public Service Pension Plan if they retire on or after January 1, 2017.  more...

February 5, 2014  Minutes from the OPSEU/LCBO provincial labour-management committee, and resolved action on those items, are now available for members.  more...

December 19, 2013 Minutes from the OPSEU/LCBO provincial labour-management committee, and resolved action on those items, are now available for members.  more...

October 11, 2013  For OPSEU members of the LCBO After a successful round of contract talks earlier this year LBED moves forward with a new executive; anti-privatization update; Message from the Chair  more...

August 20, 2013 The divisional executive is looking for two members for positions on the employment equity committee. The deadline for applications is Sept. 19, 2013  more...

June 28, 2013  Toronto Star business columnist David Olive lays out the case for NOT selling beer, wine, and spirits in Ontario corner stores   more...

June 25, 2013 Join the 1,300 who have signed consent forms and be sure you don’t miss out. more...

Bargaining 2013

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May 10, 2013 On behalf of its liquor board employees OPSEU is taking the LCBO and the Wynne government to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal over wage discrimination at the Crown-owned retail giant more...

March 29, 2013 LBED members will take a strike vote on April 8-9. Find your nearest voting location  more...

January 3, 2013 OPSEU has endorsed the LCBO’s plan announced this week to expand retail services to large grocery stores and specialty wine shops more...

December 11, 2012 Across Ontario LBED members commemorated the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10.  more...

December 6 2012 An important message from President Warren (Smokey) Thomas about Ontario Conservative Leader Tim Hudak's attempt to redefine Ontario with his recent attack on the LCBO and proposal to privatize it.  more...

December 5, 2012 Join us at one of the 18 LCBO stores throughout Ontario as we highlight the 64th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, signed on December 10, 1948. Article 23.2 states, “Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work” more...

NEWS RELEASE

December 4, 20122 A plan announced today by Conservative Leader Tim Hudak to privatize the LCBO could kill 10,000 jobs across Ontario more...

 

September 12, 2012 LBED's divisional executive is looking for four candidates to serve, for a period of one month, on the joint job evaluation committee  more…

June 27, 2012 An all-party legislative committee has been told the provincial treasury is losing millions to the LCBO's agency store program   more...

June 22, 2012 OPSEU’s Liquor Board Employees Division elected its bargaining team at a recent pre-bargaining conference in Toronto. The seven-member team, representing more than 6,500 workers, will negotiate a new collective agreement with the LCBO when the current contract expires on Mar. 31, 2013.. more...

April 27, 2012 Registration forms for the 2012 LBED Pre-Bargaining Conference on Saturday, June 2 are now available. Deadline for return of the forms is May 15.   more…

April 5,  2012  The LBED Demand-Setting Survey plus a Manual guide to everything your Local needs to know about distributing, collecting, and analyzing the LBED Survey is now online.   more…

February 21, 2012  All Liquor Board Employees; Bob Peter, President and CEO of the LCBO, sent an announcement to our members on February 13, 2012 stating that Dwight Duncan, Minister of Finance, was directing the LCBO to sell its head office property, including the Toronto warehouse and Queens Quay liquor store (Store 217). more...

April 12,  2011 LBED’s anti-privatization committee has produced and posted to YouTube an Agency Store video that helps explain the threat these privately-owned and operated retail outlets pose to the our publicly-owned system of spirit and wine sales.  Click here to watch the video

The Liquor Board Employees Division has established a Divisional Emergency Fund (DEF) to provide assistance to members who are experiencing an immediate, severe and temporary situation due to an emergency. Financial assistance is based on need, duration and available funds . more...

March 24, 2011  A fact sheet on the background and current value of the privatization Fight-Back Fund has now been sent out to the sector membership from the President, the Vice President and LBED Chair Denise Davis. more...

LBED Collective Agreement now online

February 14, 2011 The Liquor Board Employees Division’s Collective Agreement is now online. Read here

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