Pensions 101: OPTrust and the importance of defined benefit pension plans

In this episode of OPSEU/SEFPO Talk, President Warren (Smokey) Thomas speaks with OPTrust President and CEO Peter Lindley about the success of OPTrust and the importance of defined benefit pension plans.

Supporting local and Canadian businesses on the road to economic recovery

In this episode of OPSEU/SEFPO Talk, President Warren (Smokey) Thomas speaks with Unifor National President Jerry Dias on the importance of supporting local and Canadian businesses on the road to economic recovery.

OPSEU/SEFPO’s recent purchase of the historic Frost Centre

In this episode, Smokey and Eddy discuss OPSEU/SEFPO’s recent purchase of the historic Frost Centre in Haliburton, Ontario and how the union is working hard to support its members and build capacity to prepare for better times ahead.

The decades-long crises in long-term and home care

In this episode, Smokey, Lucy and Joan discuss the experiences of long-term care and home care workers, the effects of privatization on Ontario’s healthcare system over the past few decades, and recommendations for strengthening Ontario’s healthcare system.