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Nov 29, 2017, 14:17 ET Energy Professionals denounce call for hydro privatization

TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - The Society of Energy Professionals is denouncing Toronto Region Board of Trade's proposal released yesterday to privatize publicly owned hydro utilities. Data shows...


Oct 26, 2017, 13:09 ET LTEP's re-commitment to Pickering 2024 good news for Ontario

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - The Ontario government's decision to re-commit to the continued operation of the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station (NGS) and the refurbishments of Bruce and...


Aug 08, 2017, 15:55 ET End secret power deals, say energy professionals

TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2017 /CNW/ - Secret Ontario-Quebec electricity negotiations raise red flags over politicized energy decisions, says The Society of Energy Professionals (SEP). According to La Presse, ...


Nov 30, 2016, 14:57 ET Legal Aid articling students vote to unionize with Society of Energy Professionals

TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2016 /CNW/ - Articling students employed by Legal Aid Ontario have voted to unionize with The Society of Energy Professionals. LAO articling students become the second group of...


Oct 26, 2016, 16:38 ET Legal Aid lawyers vote to join Society of Energy Professionals

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - Following their four-year campaign to win collective bargaining rights, Legal Aid Ontario staff lawyers voted to join The Society of Energy Professionals. Voting was...


Oct 03, 2016, 06:57 ET Legal Aid Ontario Thwarts Democracy by Refusing to Open Ballot Box at OLRB

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - A vote to determine whether articling students employed by government agency Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) was held by the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) over four...


Aug 24, 2016, 16:19 ET Major breakthrough in Legal Aid lawyers' campaign for collective bargaining rights

TORONTO, Aug. 24, 2016 /CNW/ - The Legal Aid lawyers' campaign for their right to collectively bargain took a major step forward today. Following an intense pressure campaign, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) ...


Aug 03, 2016, 15:23 ET MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Legal Aid Lawyers Demand Union Rights Outside Posh Liberal Fundraiser

TORONTO, Aug. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Legal Aid Ontario lawyers, who have been denied their right to unionize for years by Premier Kathleen Wynne's Liberal government, and their allies will picket the...


Jul 29, 2016, 11:25 ET Legal Aid lawyers: Ontario must end unconstitutional union prohibition

TORONTO, July 29, 2016 /CNW/ - In response to the Ministry of Labour's Changing Workplaces Review (CWR) interim report, Legal Aid lawyers and the union of their choice, The Society of Energy...


Jul 28, 2016, 12:15 ET Labour Minister's office faces picket over Legal Aid lawyers' rights in wake of new report

TORONTO, July 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Legal Aid lawyers and the union of their choice, The Society of Energy Professionals, will picket Labour Minister Kevin Flynn's Oakville constituency office today from...


Jul 20, 2016, 15:55 ET ADVISORY/PHOTO OP: Premier Wynne's office to face picket over Legal Aid lawyers' rights

TORONTO, July 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Legal Aid lawyers and the union of their choice, The Society of Energy Professionals, will picket Premier Kathleen Wynne's midtown Toronto constituency office on...


Jul 11, 2016, 13:43 ET Legal Aid lawyers demand pay equity

TORONTO, July 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Legal Aid Ontario is dodging its obligations to maintain pay equity, according to a complaint filed by female lawyers who work at the government agency. The female...


Apr 21, 2016, 06:00 ET ADVISORY: Toronto Hydro workers voted 98% for strike, will stage information picket

TORONTO, April 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Pledging that they won't sell out the next generation, members of The Society of Energy Professionals' Toronto Hydro Local voted 98% in favour of a strike last week....


Mar 11, 2016, 22:42 ET From Coal to Solar: Energy Professionals applaud OPG's low carbon transition at Nanticoke

TORONTO, March 11, 2016 /CNW/ - The Society of Energy Professionals, the union representing professional employees at Ontario Power Generation (OPG), applauded Thursday's announcement that OPG and...


Feb 02, 2016, 10:57 ET Society of Energy Professionals statement on retirement of Bruce Power CEO Duncan Hawthorne

TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The Society of Energy Professionals, which represents 1,100 Bruce Power employees, made the following statement in response to the company's announcement that its CEO,...


Jan 11, 2016, 14:15 ET OPG Darlington Refurbishment Good News for Stable Electricity Prices, the Economy and Ontario's Climate Change Ambitions

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2016 /CNW/ - The Society of Energy Professionals, Local 160 of the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers, applauded announcements today by Ontario Power...


Dec 03, 2015, 09:30 ET Amended Bruce Power Agreement Good News for Stable Electricity Prices, the Economy and Ontario's Climate Change Ambitions

TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The Society of Energy Professionals applauded the announcement today by Bruce Power and the Province that an amended agreement had been entered into to secure the role...


Jun 04, 2015, 10:00 ET Legal Aid Ontario Failing to Respect Lawyers' Charter Rights

LAO Lawyers File Charter Challenge Against Employer TORONTO, June 4, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, lawyers employed at Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) along with The Society of Energy Professionals (The Society)...


Apr 14, 2015, 11:22 ET Energy Professionals welcome Premier's cap and trade plan

TORONTO, April 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Society of Energy Professionals welcomes the Premier's announcement yesterday on cap and trade. The Society strongly supports addressing climate change. Our...


Jan 23, 2015, 08:00 ET 74% support for keeping hydro public in Sudbury as new ad campaign launches

SUDBURY, ON, Jan. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - According to a new poll, 74% of Sudbury voters oppose the sale of assets like Hydro One. This research by Environics comes as The Society of Energy Professionals...


Jan 16, 2015, 17:43 ET Legal Aid Ontario lawyers welcome Supreme Court of Canada decision on RCMP collective bargaining

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Today's Supreme Court of Canada decision that established RCMP officers' collective bargaining rights was welcomed by the campaign for Legal Aid Ontario lawyers'...


Nov 14, 2014, 10:36 ET Society of Energy Professionals respond to Clark report

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Society of Energy Professionals thanked the Clark task force for its work and noted its disagreement with some of the recommendations made in its interim report,...


Oct 31, 2014, 10:18 ET Province moves in right direction but more needs to be done on Legal Aid

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - "The Ontario government's commitment to increase funding for Legal Aid this morning is a step in the right direction but internal issues are having a negative impact on ...


Mar 19, 2014, 18:15 ET Society of Energy Professionals increase ownership in Bruce Power

TORONTO, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Society of Energy Professionals is pleased to announce that it has acquired additional ownership in Bruce Power, increasing its share in Bruce B by .55%. "The...


Mar 19, 2014, 07:00 ET Energy professionals back call to end nurse cuts in Ontario

TORONTO, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ - This afternoon, The Society of Energy Professionals' members will join the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) outside Queen's Park to rally for an end to nurse cuts in...