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February 1, 2019

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is raising red flags over the Ford government’s decision to allow online health and safety certification training, saying workers’ safety will be at risk.

December 21, 2018

Toronto – Until this week, Ontario’s most violent correctional institutions had a full-time local union health and safety co-chair. But from now on, Toronto South Detention Centre and the Central East Detention Centre in Lindsay will have to get by without these full-time positions.

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).


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