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 Twittert.co“Lovely day for a rally in #Sudbury! This is @OPSEU L618, Cecil Facer Youth Centre. Solidarity! #opsbargaining #onpoli”
OPSEU Local432 supporting ONA in Kingston – showing support in our community for front line workers http://t.co/jVSzquJa7g Ask Local 432 on Twittert.co“#opsbargaining supporting #ONA in Kingston — @Local432 showing support in our community for front line workers”
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. http://bit.ly/1CjYuxQ Five-point plan would set strict conditions on privatization attempts | Ontario Public Service…www.opseu.orgAt Queen’s Park yesterday, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas presented a legislative committee with a comprehensive […]
“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.” http://bit.ly/1BAJ3vB OPSEU supports ONA CCAC […]
“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
“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.
“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.
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.
“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.
“The strength of the strike vote reflects the commitment of our members to negotiate a fair and reasonable collective agreement.” — Paul Finch, BCGEU Treasurer.