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Ontario Adds 25,500 Jobs in July

Ontario Adds 25,500 Jobs in July
Province Focused on Supporting Job Creation and Helping People Get Ahead Ontario’s economy continues to perform strongly, adding 25,500 jobs in July. There was an increase of 17,600 full-time jobs and 7,900 part-time jobs.Employment in Ontario is up 137,900 jobs, year over year. The province’s unemployment rate has been below the national average for 28 consecutive months. The employment increase was... Read More

Local Prescott Businesses are Creating Jobs, Forecasting Expansions and Increases in Sales

Local Prescott Businesses are Creating Jobs, Forecasting Expansions and Increases in Sales
PRESCOTT – The Town of Prescott’s Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) process passed a significant milestone on its way to completion this past month. On July 19th, 30 business owners, community members, and Town officials came together at Fort Wellington National Historic Site to hear, and weigh in on, the results of the 66 interviews conducted with local business owners.... Read More

Statement from Finance Minister Charles Sousa on the tentative agreement between the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) and the OPSEU Liquor Board Employees Division (LBED)

Statement from Finance Minister Charles Sousa on the tentative agreement between the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) and the OPSEU Liquor Board Employees Division (LBED)
Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, issued the following statement on the tentative agreement between the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) and the OPSEU Liquor Board Employees Division (LBED): “I am pleased that the negotiating teams of the LCBO and the OPSEU Liquor Board Employees Division (LBED) have been able to come to a tentative agreement. This is good news... Read More

Extension Agreement Reached with OPSEU Unified Bargaining Unit

Extension Agreement Reached with OPSEU Unified Bargaining Unit
The government of Ontario and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) have ratified a four-year extension agreement for the Unified Bargaining Unit. This extension agreement covers issues applicable to the Unified Bargaining Unit, with a four-year term of January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2021. It includes modest wage increases that are fair and reasonable to employees and align... Read More

Business Retention & Expansion Program Visits Complete

Business Retention & Expansion Program Visits Complete
North Grenville – Over the past three months, 84 community businesses had the opportunity to voice their opinions about the local economy as the Municipality of North Grenville progressed through the interview stage of the Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) Program, in cooperation with the North Grenville Chamber of Commerce and the Old Town Kemptville BIA. The BR+E Program kicked into... Read More

Amazon Creates 800 New High Tech Jobs in Ontario

Amazon Creates 800 New High Tech Jobs in Ontario
Province’s Innovation Economy Attracts Global Tech Giant to Toronto and Ottawa Ontario has secured a significant investment from global technology company Amazon thanks to the province’s highly skilled workforce, culture of innovation and competitive business climate.Today, Premier Kathleen Wynne joined leaders from Amazon Canada to officially open the company’s new corporate office in Toronto. Amazon currently employs 600 people at... Read More

Ontario Reaches Tentative Extension Agreement with AMAPCEO

Ontario Reaches Tentative Extension Agreement with AMAPCEO
The province has reached a tentative agreement with the Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario (AMAPCEO) to extend the current collective agreement. The two parties recently entered into discussions that were collaborative, productive and demonstrated a commitment by both parties to strengthening employee relations. As a result of these discussions, a tentative four-year extension agreement with... Read More

Ontario Reaches Tentative Extension Agreements with OPSEU

Ontario Reaches Tentative Extension Agreements with OPSEU
The province has reached a tentative agreement with the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) to extend the current collective agreements for both the Unified and Correctional Bargaining Units. The two parties recently entered into discussions that were collaborative, productive and demonstrated a commitment by both parties to improving employee relations. As a result of these discussions, tentative four-year extension... Read More

Patchwork of changes to Labour Relations Act falls short for workers, OPSEU says

Patchwork of changes to Labour Relations Act falls short for workers, OPSEU says
TORONTO – Changes to the Ontario Labour Relations Act (OLRA) proposed today by the provincial government are a “patchwork” of ideas that don’t go far enough to make it easier for workers to unionize, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) says. “Joining a union and taking part in collective bargaining are the two best ways to improve wages and working conditions... Read More