Children’s Aid Societies Coordinated Bargaining Conference

OPSEU Children's Aid Societies / SEFPO Societes d'aide a l'enfance
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Date(s): Wednesday, February 3, 2021 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Virtual Meeting: Participation instructions will be provided to all attendees upon confirmation of attendance.

Registration: Wednesday, February 3, 2021 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Due to the pandemic, the process for motions at the conference will be different as we are not able to meet in-person as per our practice. Instead, we will be conducting the meeting virtually. One week prior to the meeting you will receive a credential invitation through your personal email that outlines the steps for connecting to the virtual meeting and the practices established in accordance with Roberts Rules of Order and OPSEU/SEFPO Policies. You will also receive the agenda and meeting materials (virtual binder) for maximum engagement in the conference.

Delegate Entitlement

  • Each bargaining unit in the Sector shall be entitled to send delegates to the Coordinated Bargaining Conference as per Convention entitlement.
  • Members of the Sector Executive and the Sector Bargaining Council shall be automatic delegates to the Coordinated Bargaining Conference.

** Please Note: As this meeting is being held virtually, no expenses outside of time off (if required) will be reimbursed except in special circumstances where expenses have been pre-approved. To inquire further about pre-approval, please email

Credential Attestation Form

The OPSEU/SEFPO Policy Manual (Section 16.1) states that credentials must be submitted with the signatures of two (2) Local Officers on the Credential Attestation Form. We have provided one form for you to list all attendees on. Please send this completed form to the Conferences Unit at no later than Friday, January 22, 2021. Please clearly identify your status on the form (i.e.Delegate/Alternate/Observer).

Once the form is received, a follow up email will be sent to you to register via OPSEU/SEFPO’s Member Portal. In order to confirm your registration, please register through the Member Portal no later than Monday, January 25, 2021.

**Please Note: Registration and other required forms cannot be processed until the Credential Attestation Form is received. You will not see the conference open for registration on the portal until your credentials have been processed. You must register by the established due date.

Due dates:

Credential Attestation Form due: Friday, January 22, 2021
Attendee Registration on OPSEU/SEFPO Portal by: Monday, January 25, 2021

Human Rights Accommodation Request Form

Should you require a human rights accommodation or have an existing accommodation under the Human Rights Code, please complete and submit the Human Rights Accommodation Request Form in full.

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 hr period to cover the cost of you doing union business. A receipt, signed by the care provider, showing the dates the service was provided, the address and phone number of the care provider and the names and ages of the children will need to be provided.

**Please Note: As this meeting is being held virtually, child care expenses will not be reimbursed unless pre-approved. To inquire further about pre-approval, please email

Procedures for Online Registration

Once the Credential Attestation Form has been received and processed, members are to complete the Member Event Registration Form through OPSEU/SEFPO’s Member Portal.

Attached you will find the following documentation:

Sector 04 – Children’s Aid Societies Coordinated Bargaining Conference 2021

Event Registration Tutorial


S04 CAS Bargaining Conference – Credentials Attestation Form

S04 CAS Bargaining Conference – Human Rights Accommodation

V3 Online Expense Claim Tutorial

We appreciate your cooperation and participation in these meetings.