This salary increase was negotiated in 2008/2009 with the other provisions of the current agreement. Members were briefed on this during briefings and voting on the ratification of the treaty. Providing quality public services in times of good performance and bad times is what OPSEU members do. For 100 years, we have also come together to negotiate hard for fairness for front-line staff and for our communities – for decent wages and services, for injury protection, for pay equity, for pensions, for human rights. Ombudsman`s Office – French Language Services Unit The media say AMAPCEO, and now some employers are complaining about their lack of knowledge of an element of a contract negotiated and ratified two years ago. OPSEU says we are proud of our strength and our continued determination to organize and mobilize members and send teams to negotiate the best possible contract – within PAHO and in any other member sector. Recent media coverage of a dispute between the province and the Ontario Administrative and Professional Crown Employees Association (AMAPCEO) and the debate on this issue among PPMs contain some explanations worth clarifying. For 2012, there is an additional general salary increase of one per cent. Choose below your bargaining unit to view your collective agreement and a series of useful guides and fact sheets on your rights and rights. Your collective agreement is a legally binding contract that ensures that your employer consults with you by working together to find solutions to the issues that influence the terms of your employment.
It protects your wages, your working conditions, job security and much more. Your collective agreement means that your workplace is governed with transparency and fairness. There will always be politicians who want to make us the scapegoat. It`s cheap and easy. He scores points with some voters. You can see it from Wisconsin to Ottawa through Queens Park. It is easier than tackling the exploding cost of reducing corporate taxes or addressing the poverty faced by too many children and the elderly, or reforming mental health care. These are the basic facts. Some of them were revealed this week to the employment agency because the province had failed to disclose the information to AMAPCEO.
With the solidarity of workers and our allies, we will continue to fight against reactionary political forces and work on the type of Ontario we can all be proud of. Here are some facts that stand in the way of the hype, and what, in Queens Park, the government and the Conservatives look like a “political spin”: the employer insisted that these 1% – the last stage of the 2009-2012 wage increases – remain confidential beyond our negotiation and ratification procedures.