Category Archives: ServiceOntario

New Delegates Take Advantage of Contributing while Learning at the ‘2018 OPS Divisionals’

New Ministry of Health delegates from OPSEU Local 468 had the opportunity to travel to Toronto this past weekend and experience first hand being an active member of OPSEU. The OPS Divisionals, which occur every two years, is a chance for delegates and committee members to participate in a voting process to select Ministry Employee Relation Committee (MERC) members, as […]

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ServiceOntario…. and privatization

With the recent town halls and staff engagement by ServiceOntario Deputy Minister Bob Stark brings are higher awareness and quiet concern about the privatization plans that Bob openly supports.   I’ll be fair about this.  Bob hasn’t been hiding his desire to proceed with at least a partial privatization of ServiceOntario.  It’s not like we can run around in circles and wail “We […]

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Email your MPP now to save ServiceOntario

An important message from President Warren (Smokey) Thomas   I have sent a letter to the Premier, calling on the government to immediately withdraw the section of its budget bill that will privatize ServiceOntario. ServiceOntario is a huge money-maker for the province. This government operation annually earns $2.7 billion in revenues on $270 million in operating costs. That is a 10-to-1 return on […]

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OPSEU members in Kingston to take their message to the public: Save ServiceOntario

From Please join Local 432 members who work at the ServiceOntario office on John Counter Boulevard on Tuesday morning. They will distribute critical information at both entrances about the further privatization of ServiceOntario. What:  Information picket When: Tuesday, March 20 What time: 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Where: 1355 John Counter Blvd., Kingston The union is concerned that privatization […]

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