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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:...
Campaigns > Sign Up!, Organizing > General Information
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
Saturday, September 5 St. Thomas Booth at the farmer’s market 8:00 am - noon St. Thomas DLC Horton’s Farmer’s Market, Manitoba Street More info: David Kerr, david.kerr@rogers.com Monday,...
Events
Sick Kids Hospital
Medical laboratory staff at SickKids have voted 74 per cent in favour of joining the union. In a representation vote held on August 18, 2015, over 230 laboratory technologists, technicians and...
Organizing > New Members
(Owen Sound, ON)  A second strike in three years is possible as talks broke down this week between Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) Local 235 and Participation Lodge Grey Bruce. OPSEU...
2015 Bargaining News
The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) has announced that all part-time and other non‑full‑time employees will have the option of joining HOOPP starting October 1, 2015. There will be no...
Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan [HOOPP]