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Ontario Public Service Employees Union
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is one of Canada's most democratic and dynamic unions.
Another trade unionist killed in Colombia. Act now to prevent other members from being killed.
November 18, 2013
Members of SINALTRAINAL have been on hunger strike since 5 November in front of the Nestlé factory in Bugalagrande.
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Privatization: The 'big bad mistake' Ontario is intent on repeating
October 23, 2013
Much of the cost of these cancelled deals lies in the privatized structure the government chose to develop public infrastructure.
OPSEU supports province-wide Raise the Rates Campaign
October 16, 2013
The Raise the Rates Campaign is holding a week of action (October 12-20) to fight the attack on ODSP (Ontario Disability Support Program) and demand living income for all in this province.
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The number of minimum wage earners in Ontario has doubled since 2003
October 9, 2013
Women, racialized workers and recent immigrants are more likely to be working for minimum wage.
Peaceful protesters under attack in Guatemala. Please take action
October 4, 2013
Communities in Huehuetenango are under siege by Guatemalan military and police. Please call the Guatemalan Embassy to express concern about the safety of peaceful protesters in Huehuetenango.
'Made in the USA' documentary critiques Hudak's plans for a low-wage Ontario
September 23, 2013
Tim Hudak says he wants to ‘modernize' Ontario laws, but rather than taking us into the future his proposals would send us back to the Great Depression.
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Fraser got it wrong, StatsCan says little real difference in public-private absenteeism rates
September 20, 2013
The difference can be attributed to several factors, as the public sector workforce tends to be older, more female and more unionized.
Liberal government responsible for OLRB ruling against college workers
August 14, 2013
Liberal governments bear responsibility for a decision by the Ontario Labour Relations Board that effectively takes away the democratic right of more 6,000 college part-time workers to join a union.
Youth Centre crisis avoidable, says union for staff there
August 9, 2013
The Ontario government paved the way for the crisis at Canada's largest jail for youth, and it has the power to turn around the volatile and dangerous situation, says the union for staff there.
Ontario by-election results a clear message to Tim Hudak and the Progressive Conservatives
August 5, 2013
By-election results show most people reject Progressive Conservatives plans for austerity, reduced community services and regressive American style labour rights.
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