Statement from Minister Deb Matthews on OPSEU Negotiations


Today Deb Matthews, President of the Treasury Board, released the following statement on the status of contract negotiations between the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU):

“I’m pleased that the parties have agreed to shift their efforts from negotiating essential services back to bargaining a collective agreement.  We expect these conversations to begin next week.

Our government remains firmly committed to continuing to work with OPSEU to reach a fair agreement that balances the interests of employees with the need to provide sustainable and affordable public services, both now and in the future.”