Your negotiating team was able to negotiate an additional year to collect severance pay. Therefore, when employees retire, the redundancy pay is determined by their turnover as of December 31, 2016. If an employee has received a sever pay (one weekly salary per year of service, 26 weeks maximum), he has not lost what he has accumulated up to that date. o It will be represented on an equal footing by unions and employers. Before the end of 2015 and 30 days before the expiry of benefit coverage, the employer must inform all seasonal workers in writing of the cost of benefits and the process of acquiring these benefits. In 1993, Ontario`s first NDP government amended the laws for Ontario Public Service employees to allow them to strike. In 1996, Ontario officials struck legally for the first time in their history (corrective agents struck illegally in 1979).  The strike was deeply political; OPSEU campaigned against the jobs cuts proposed by the Mike Harris government. Tensions between the government and OPSEU culminated on March 18, 1996 with a confrontation between OPP and OPSEU strikers at Toronto`s Queen`s Park. Officials from the Ontario Provincial Police Riot Control were called in to escort MPs who were prevented from entering the legislature. The MPP were bombarded with stones and paper cups as they tried to cross the border.
The confrontation intensified when the police began to soak up the series of protesters and violence erupted. At least half a dozen protesters were injured.  The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU; The Ontario Public Employees Union is a Canadian union representing public sector workers. OPSEU was established in 1975 as a successor union to the former Ontario Civil Service Association, founded in 1911.  In 1979, OPSEU joined the Canadian Labour Congress, the National Union of Public and General Employees and the Ontario Labour Federation. Negotiation of sea agreements takes place only for the single pay category that covers all uncorrected workers. The corrections negotiation team is currently in negotiations with the employer on contractual issues. OPSEU represents workers in too many collective agreement units to provide copies of collective agreements to individual employers on the site. If you can`t find your collective agreement on this page, you can search for it in our private sector – the membership portal.
Please log on to the members` portal to verify that your collective agreement has been published for you. In addition, your negotiating team has successfully introduced anti-privatization language to improve job security and introduce a career transition allowance. It asks the employer to cooperate with the union before the government privatizes or unravels the services it provides. · The red language has been added: when a worker is classified in a lower classification, he is paid according to his previous classification and is entitled to a wage increase up to the maximum amount of his former position for the duration of the collective agreement. On October 16, 2017, approximately 12,000 partial-weight faculties, counselors and librarians were on strike at the province`s 24 colleges.  The OPSEU collective team for teachers was led by Warren Thomas and J.P.