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OPSEU member Contact Info

Good afternoon.  As noted further down, Smokey Thomas will be holding Teleconference Town Halls on the pensions issues tonight for those in Region 4.  If you did not receive a call earlier this week advising you of this, it may mean your contact info in the OPSEU database may be out of date.   To correct this, call OPSEU Direct at […]

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A Small Review and a Reality Check….

A couple of months ago, I posted about some doubts I was having regarding how valuable our seniority was given the way the employer was interpreting and implementing Article 20 (Surplus Article).  Redeployment was applying a very high standard when considering whether a surplussed employee could successfully bump into another position.  These concerns were confirmed this week while I was […]

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OPSEU suspends most Union/Employer Committees

  OPSEU President demands respect for Ontario Public Service workers September 6, 2012 OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas has addressed the following letter to Minister of Government Services, Harinder Takhar. Condemning the attack on retirement savings and cuts to wages, it also decries the lack of respect for the health and safety concerns of Correctional Officers and staff at Hamilton […]

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