Tag Archives: Benefits

We’ve just won a victory on retiree benefits – OPSEU

Action memo To: All OPSEU members in the OPSEU Pension Trust pension plan From: Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President Date: November 16, 2016 Re: We’ve just won a victory on retiree benefits Dear friends: I have some very good news about our battle with the Ontario government over post-retirement benefits for members of the OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust). Under an agreement […]

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How to file a grievance

When a member wants to grieve something the first step should be to contact a steward. The member can then speak to their manager first in a one-on-one situation, or with their steward, to address the concern(s) directly. Should that not work out, the steward will guide the member in filling out the grievance form and make sure they have […]

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Changes to Retiree Benefits

Now more than ever people are approaching me or other OPSEU representatives and asking – “what is happening with the government’s changes to the retiree benefits?” That is usually followed up by – “well, what is it that can be done to overcome this unfair change?” “There was a time when the Government of Ontario considered itself a model employer. […]

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