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July 13, 2018

On July 4, 2018, OPSEU Local 500 held a Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)/union barbecue, where local president Nancy Pridham, Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) Local 054 president Danielle Larmand and CAMH CEO Dr.

February 23, 2018

Work should not hurt. Join us in Toronto on February 28, 2018 for the 19th Annual Repetitive Strain Injury Awareness Day event. You will hear from injured workers and experts and we will strategize to prevent and compensate repetitive strain injuries suffered at work.

January 22, 2018

On January 1, two new laws took effect in Ontario, ushering in important changes for all workers. The two laws are Bill 148, “A Plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs”, and Bill 177 “The Stronger Fairer Ontario Act” (also known as the Elliot Lake Bill).

June 9, 2016

We take care of some of Canada's most dangerous patients.

But who's watching our backs?

Workers at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care don’t feel safe.  Violent incidents are on the rise and the building itself is a health and safety hazard.

We are asking for:

May 31, 2016

Brockville – An Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) order made on May 30 that helps protect staff and patients at Brockville Mental Health Centre should be applied provincewide, according to the president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).


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