Monthly Archives: March 2015

OPS Bargaining Update

EES negotiations continue
Since the employer notified us they intended to commence Essential and Emergency Services (EES) negotiations on January 27, 2015 after walking away from issues bargaining, your Central and Unified team has received training and preparation for the extensive EES bargaining required by CECBA (Crown Employees Collective Bargaining Act). These negotiations must be completed prior to the issuing of a No Board Report, which must predate a strike or lockout.

The Central/Unified Bargaining Team was divided into three tables of five members each, with OPSEU staff support. When the Corrections Bargaining Team was served with EES negotiations, a fourth table was added.(Click below for more) Link

Ajax/Pickering Probation and Parole holds an information picket (9 March 2015)


Ajax/Pickering Probation and Parole Officers staged an Information Picket to let the public on Kingston Road

 know that they are dissatisfied with the pace of contract talks. Todd O’Flaherty ,

 their Steward was happy with the public’s reaction to the member’s information picket.”

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