OPACY members ratify Collective Agreement

Publish date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 update

Fresh on the heels of new agreements in other bargaining units (OAC, OFLSC), AMAPCEO members at the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth (OPACY) recently voted to ratify their own new contract with their own significant gains.

Among other improvements, the Agreement includes:

  • an across-the-board increase of 1.5% retroactive to October 1, 2017;
  • across the board increases of 1% in each of April 2019, October 2019, April 2020, October 2020, April 2021 and October 2021;
  • an increase in the number of personal days from three to four; and
  • an increase in per-visit paramedical service entitlements. 

“Congratulations to bargaining team members Arun Persaud and Sandy Wynia-Katz and Labour Relations unit staff Benjamin Rossiter and Gary Perlmutter for their hard work to secure this deal,” said President Dave Bulmer. 

More about AMAPCEO and our Members: Established in 1992, AMAPCEO is a bargaining agent that represents 14,000 professional and supervisory public servants, most of whom work directly for the Government of Ontario in every ministry and in a number of agencies, boards and commissions; in 130 communities throughout Ontario and in eleven cities outside Canada. We also represent employees outside the Ontario Public Service in: the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth; Waypoint Mental Health Centre in Penetanguishene; Public Health Ontario; Health Quality Ontario; the Ontario Arts Council and the Office of the French Language Services Commissioner.

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