OPS Bargaining 2014
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and Treasury Board Secretariat have agreed to pause emergency and essential services (EES) bargaining and return to the bargaining table next week...
2014 Bargaining News, 2014 Bargaining Information
More than 50 members of Local 151 of Community Living Elgin were joined by OPSEU President Smokey Thomas, First Vice President/Treasurer Eddy Almeida and Region 1 RVP Ron Elliot in a protest outside...
Political Action > Job cuts
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
A hard-hitting radio advertising campaign by OPSEU that warns against the privatization of alcohol sales in Ontario has provoked a strong response from the head of the organization that represents...
OPSEU in the News
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...
Campaigns > Sign Up!, Organizing > General Information
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:...
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