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Equity Weekend 2014

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Provincial Young Workers take action on a $14 per hour minimum wage

14 Dec 2013 Amanda MontagueReg3logo_col_1inches

Anyone can set up an information picket on a sunny day

Anyone can set up an information picket on a sunny day

Good jobs are under attack and in turn we are seeing more and more people being paid minimum wage. Since 2010 our minimum wage has been frozen at $10.25  an hour while the cost of living has continued to grow. The Provincial Young Workers Committee has joined forces with the Workers Action Centre in the quest to have the minimum wage raised to $14/hr. Fourteen dollars an hour would bring us 10% over the poverty line which in turn would allow people to spend more in their communities and positively increase our economy.PYC12IMG_1321

On Saturday December 14th, the Provincial Young Workers Committee offered free hot chocolate to all those walking past the corners of Dundas and Yonge at the Eaton Centre. We prepared personalized cups stating “Peace, Prosperity and a $14 minimum wage”, while encouraging people to sign the holiday cards to Premier Wynne that the Workers Action Centre had provided. We received hundreds of signatures and gave out over 800 cups of hot chocolate. We hope that everyone will visit http://raisetheminimumwage.ca/ and support this important campaign.PYC12IMG_1350 PYC12IMG_1349 PYC12IMG_1344 PYC12IMG_1341 PYC12IMG_1335 PYC12IMG_1334 PYC12IMG_1329

2013 OPSEU Women’s Conference

PWC-logo-2011The OPSEU Provincial Women’s Committee invites applications for the 2013 Women’s Conference – The Art of Possible  It will be held November 8th, 9th, and 10th at the Eaton Chelsea Hotel in Toronto.The goal of the conference is to educate and raise awareness on First Nations women, poverty and violence, politics and social change.The deadline is Monday August 19 at midnight.  Please apply !”

Download application here

Angela Bick Rossley
Local 303
Provincial Women’s Committee

Election Results 2013/2015

Sara Labelle, L. 348 Regional Vice-President
Gord Longhi, L. 314 EBM, Alternate RVP
Sean Platt, L. 368 EBM
Judith Richardson, L. 345 Alternate EBM

Provincial Women’s Committee

Angela Rossley, L. 303 Delegate
Tammy Carson, L. 369 Alternate

Provincial Francophone Committee

Glenna Caldwell, L. 302 Delegate
Paulette Chaisson, L. 377 Alternate

Provincial Young Workers

Jeff Weston, L. 369 Delegate
Amanda Montague, L. 345 Alternate

Provincial Human Rights

Dave McCarl, L. 330 Delegate
Vince Gobind, L. 311

Regional Hardship Committee

Vince Gobind, Andrea Gordon, Karen McKinnon & Julie Miller

Credentials Committee

Tom Young

Constitution Committee

Tim Hannah

Alternate