The union represents 7,500 LCBO employees whose collective agreement expired on March 31. opseu.org/news/vote-better-platform-comparison The LCBO says it supports a negotiated agreement and is still optimistic that this will happen. TORONTO, June 6, 2019 /CNW/ – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Doug Ford is in another costly legal battle he will lose if he tries to break the LCBO workers` collective agreement and double the number of privatized “agencies” across the province. Toronto (February 21, 2013) – After months of preparation, negotiations for a renewed collective agreement between the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) and members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE) have begun. Follow our twitter account @opseu_5111 to stay up to date. I`m sure everyone has marked it in his diary, but Thursday, June 7th is Election Day! Watch opseu.org/votebetter for information on the upcoming election and how to better vote for a better Ontario. There will be a meeting on ratification information on “For our side, it`s about building good jobs,” Davis said. “We have no interest in doing low-income work, with poor benefits and low job security and a poor schedule for our members of the opportunity. We will negotiate hard to build on the gains we made on our last contract in 2009.
“These are all important topics,” Davis said, “and the team is ready to bring these issues to the table. But we need the full and strong support of each last member. If the employer looks beyond the bargaining table, we want them to see not only the seven-person bargaining team, but also a 7,000-person bargaining team. Please bring warm new or slightly used clothing to the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) charity. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and build a stronger Canada by ensuring that our common wealth is used for the common good. NUPGE. Last week, Thomas called for an RCMP investigation into the lobbying that took place before Ford decided to break the Beer Store contract.