The Votes are In - 18Jun15
90% support for a Jointly Sponsored Pension Plan
95% want their health care benefits protected
Employee pension and health care benefits are a major incentive for employees to continue working at WSIB.
Start Time Case - We Won!
Another win at the grievance settlement board.
Less than 2 months after bargaining concluded in 2011 and in a complete reversal of the promise to be more flexible our employer denied requests for start times prior to 7:30 AM and they took away existing 7:00 AM start times. The employer did so without any demonstrated business need.
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The approach taken by the employer has been found to be a breach of article 7.04's clear and unambiguous terms.
The issue of the appropriate remedy has been referred back to the parties. Failing mutual agreement on a redress, the matter will be brought back to the Grievance Settlement Board.
Universal WSIB Coverage - It's Time
Click on the "Cover Me" logo to visit the campaign website and watch the compelling video or go to http://covermewsib.ca/
We Pay We Deserve A Say
OCEU will leave no stone unturned in our collective efforts to protect the employee pension plan from any unnecessary cuts.
The parties have a shared interest in addressing the Pension Plan solvency deficit. The primary option we are pursuing includes:
- Permanent solvency relief available by converting the existing single-employer pension plan (SEPP) to a jointly sponsored pension plan (JSPP) which does not require any cuts.
Learn more and read the President's blog and click on the Pension tab.
HOURS OF WORK and FLEX
The Grievance Settlement Board hearings commended Decemeber 2011 and wrapped up in September 2013. A binding decision is pending. :
- Policy grievance regarding the approach to start times and finish times.
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