Community Safety and Correctional Services Minister Madeleine Meilleur must immediately apologize for blaming correctional staff for violence by inmates at London’s Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC), says Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union.
by Ontario Public Service Employees Union | Jan. 27, 2013: TORONTO – The president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union has congratulated Kathleen Wynne on her victory in the Ontario Liberal Party leadership race and is calling on her to make fairness the guiding principle of her government when she becomes the province’s first-ever female Premier.
by Ontario Public Service Employees Union | Jan. 24, 2013 TORONTO – Unionized provincial government employees have ratified a new two-year collective agreement with their employer, the Government of Ontario. The two-year collective agreement covers 36,000 direct provincial government employees. Under the agreement, employees are subjected to a two-year wage freeze, but significant improvements were made to job security provisions, better access to benefits