2021 OFL Convention

Ontario Federation of Labour logo
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
To Thursday, November 4, 2021
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Virtual meeting

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”, payment is by cheque. Once you are registered OPSEU/SEFPO will pay the $300 registration fee on your behalf.

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.

Time off

If you require time off please indicate the dates when you register on the OPSEU/SEFPO Member Portal.

Equity Caucuses and Elections

Please contact lmariani@opseu.org by October 18, 2021 for an attestation form, signed by the President’s Office, if you intend to run for election.

Pre-Convention Events

Young Workers’ Assembly // Friday October 1 – Saturday October  2

Labour Confronts the Climate Crisis & Pensions Conf. // Friday October 15 – Saturday October 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

Election Caucuses

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

Accessibility Form

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 conferencesandtravel@opseu.org.

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 conferencesandtravel@opseu.org.

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