The 16th Biennial Convention of the Ontario Federation of Labour will be held virtually from Tuesday, November 2 to Thursday, November 4, 2021, 10:00 am – 3:00pm.
To register your credential go to the following link: https://web.cvent.com/event/f636d9c3-cfd1-4c8d-aecc-cd9ccfc96115/summary
Click on “Register Now”, registration code is 2021024OPSE919RD, payment is by cheque. Once you are registered OPSEU/SEFPO will pay the $300 registration fee on your behalf. If you are a young worker your registration code is 2021024OPSE972YW
Deadline for registering with the OFL is October 18, 2021.
OPSEU/SEFPO Member Portal
Please also register in your member portal. Registration deadline is October 18, 2021.
A virtual OPSEU/SEFPO Caucus will take place on November 1, 2021, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Link to follow.
If you require time off please indicate the dates when you register on the OPSEU/SEFPO Member Portal.
Equity Caucuses and Elections
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org by October 18, 2021 for an attestation form, signed by the President’s Office, if you intend to run for election.
Young Workers’ Assembly // Friday October 1 – Saturday October 2
Labour Confronts the Climate Crisis & Pensions Conf. // Friday October 15 – Saturday Octobr 16
New Delegates Orientation // Sunday October 31, 4 PM
Accessibilities Orientation // Sunday October 31, 5 PM
Executive Board Meeting // Sunday October 31, 12 PM
Women’s Forum // Saturday October 30 @ 9:30AM
First Nations Métis Inuit Circle Forum // Monday, November 1 @ 9:00AM
Young Workers’ Forum // Monday, November 1 @ 10:30AM
Solidarity & Pride Forum // Monday, November 1 @ 1:30PM
Workers of Colour Forum // Monday, November 1 @ 3:00PM
Persons with Disabilities Forum // Monday, November 1 @ 4:30PM
Forums & Election Caucus
Labour Councils’ // Monday, November 1 @ 6:00PM
Young Workers //Tuesday, November 2, 3:30 PM
First Nations Métis Inuit Circle // Tuesday, November 2, 5:00 PM
Persons with Disabilities // Tuesday, November 2, 6:30 PM
Smaller Affiliates // Wednesday, November 3, 9:00 AM
Solidarity & Pride // Wednesday, November 3, 3:30 PM
Workers of Colour // Wednesday, November 3, 5:00 PM
Women’s* // Wednesday, November 3, 6:30 PM
* pending constitutional amendment by convention
If you require accessibility please contact Conferencesandtravel@opseu.org.
OPSEU/SEFPO Child Care Policy
OPSEU/SEFPO will reimburse for child care expenses as per policy. OPSEU/SEFPO’s rate of family care to be paid: $15/hr to a max of $220 within a 24 hour period to cover your cost of doing union business. A receipt must be provided that is signed by the care provider. It must show the dates the service was provided, the address and phone number of the care provider and the names and ages of the children.
**Please Note: As this meeting is being held virtually, child care expenses will not be reimbursed unless pre-approved, please email email@example.com.
OFL Convention Awards:
The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) is seeking nominations from affiliates, local unions and labour councils for the upcoming OFL 16th Biennial Convention Awards. Details can be found on the Nomination Form attached. The deadline for nominations is September 17, 2021.
If you have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.