A Pre-Bargaining Conference for the Hospital Support Division has been set for September 25. All Bargaining Units in Sector 11, whether bargaining in 2016 or not, are invited to send one...
2015 Bargaining News, Division/Sector Information
Video of Smokey interview clip Video of Smokey speech clip Video of Marilou clip On the Waterfront Campus of George Brown College, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas launched...
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On Saturday, Nov. 21, join OPSEU activists from across Region 5 to celebrate our victories and recognize outstanding contributions by individuals & locals over the year. Banquet includes a full...
Events
With massive layoffs on the horizon caused by a $700,000 shortfall in operating funds, Community Living Elgin workers will travel to Toronto today to protest outside Queen's Park. Read more in the St...
OPSEU in the News
Workers at Community Living Huronia will vote on a tentative contract agreement this Thursday, Sept. 3. They have also pushed back their strike deadline to Sept. 21. Following meetings earlier this...
2015 Bargaining News
Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU, will officially launch the campaign to unionize part‑time support staff employed by the province’s 24 colleges of applied arts and technology. Date:...
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Toronto Star columnist Joe Fiorito wrote about the dangers of alcohol in supermarkets, and the Star subsequently published a letter to the editor from President Smokey Thomas supporting Fiorito's...
OPSEU in the News
Toronto South Detention Centre was supposed to have been a model corrections' facility. Instead this P3 project has experienced a litany of defects that has caused inmate unrest and stress among...
OPSEU in the News
The FOX49 television station in Tallahassee, FL picked up the statement released by OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas concerning his upcoming meeting with Health Minister Hoskins.  See the full...
OPSEU in the News
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas today released the following statement: When the Wynne government wants to take action, things happen.  We see that with the two tentative agreements just...
2015 Bargaining News, Political Action > General Information