Monthly Archives: January 2015

Lovely day for a rally in Sudbury! This is OPSEU L618 at Cecil Facer Youth Centr…

Lovely day for a rally in Sudbury! This is OPSEU L618 at Cecil Facer Youth Centre on January 30. http://t.co/WYq4MrYuz4


OPS Bargaining on Twitter
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“Lovely day for a rally in #Sudbury! This is @OPSEU L618, Cecil Facer Youth Centre. Solidarity! #opsbargaining #onpoli”

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OPSEU Local432 supporting ONA in Kingston – showing support in our community for…

OPSEU Local432 supporting ONA in Kingston – showing support in our community for front line workers http://t.co/jVSzquJa7g


Ask Local 432 on Twitter
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“#opsbargaining supporting #ONA in Kingston — @Local432 showing support in our community for front line workers”

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At Queen’s Park yesterday, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas presented a le…

At Queen’s Park yesterday, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas presented a legislative committee with a comprehensive proposal designed to impose strict conditions on privatization in Ontario.
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Five-point plan would set strict conditions on privatization attempts | Ontario Public Service…
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At Queen’s Park yesterday, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas presented a legislative committee with a comprehensive proposal designed to impose strict conditions on privatization in Ontario.

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“Ontario’s Community Care Access Centres have no shame,” says Warren (Smokey) Th…

“Ontario’s Community Care Access Centres have no shame,” says Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of the 130,000-member OPSEU while visiting an ONA picket line in Kingston today. “While giving their executives lavish wage increases, the staff who do the difficult front line work are told once again the cupboard is bare.”
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OPSEU supports ONA CCAC strike – criticizes 16% increase given to CEO | Ontario Public Service…
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Supreme Court declares striking a basic human right

“This is a great day for all of us. Our chief justices understand that unions matter to our country and our communities, and they’ve made sure that Canadian politicians will no longer be able to so easily strip Canadians of their union rights,” says NUPGE National President James Clancy

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12082/supreme-court-declares-striking-basic-human-right

Niagara Haldimand CCAC workers protest stalled contract talks

“Both sides should understand clearly, we are prepared to throw the full resources of OPSEU/NUPGE behind our members if Care Partners forces us to resort to job action. That’s not our preferred option but one we’re willing to take if this standstill continues much longer.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12074/niagara-haldimand-ccac-workers-protest-stalled-contract-talks

Cuts to child welfare services hurt the most vulnerable

“Public services must be there when Nova Scotians need them. This is a time to support the most vulnerable Nova Scotians, not pull support away.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12079/cuts-child-welfare-services-hurt-most-vulnerable

Privatizing local hydro utilities will push up costs

With local hydro privatization, in exchange for a one-time revenue boost, people will be stuck paying higher electricity prices. In both cases, average families will pay more so corporations can make higher profits.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12076/privatizing-local-hydro-utilities-will-push-costs

Premiers must make fairness a priority, say NUPGE and its Components

“We’re calling on the premiers to do what Prime Minister Stephen Harper won’t: help the struggling middle class,” says NUPGE National President James Clancy.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12078/premiers-must-make-fairness-priority-say-nupge-and-its-components

Canada Line mediation to continue

“The strength of the strike vote reflects the commitment of our members to negotiate a fair and reasonable collective agreement.” — Paul Finch, BCGEU Treasurer.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12077/canada-line-mediation-continue