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Events

Event
May 31, 2018 to June 1, 2018
Once again the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is proud to stand in solidarity with injured workers, the Ontario Network of Injured Workers (ONIWG), other Unions, and the general pub
Event
December 11, 2017
On December 11, join injured workers and allies at rallies across the province to sing injured-worker carols, hand out leaflets, and collect petition signatures for the Workers’ Comp is a Right cam

Tools and Resources

June 11, 2018
What is ergonomics?
April 4, 2017
A health and safety toolkit for OPSEU members facing violence at work in health care generally and mental health facilities in particular.
June 10, 2015
Violence against workers is the direct consequence of an unsafe workplace. Assaults, Threats, Harassment and Abuse. It’s not part of the job!
May 22, 2014
The OPSEU Health and Safety Unit has developed the documents and tools below to assist Joint Health and Safety Committee members and Health and Safety Representatives.

Ebola Hazard Update

Ebola Hazard Update


This Ebola Health Hazard information for OPSEU members is provided to supplement information from Public Health Ontario, Ministry of Health and Long-term Care (MOHLTC), and the Public Health Agency of Canada, and explains your rights under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. OPSEU will provide continuing updates as they become available. Read more...

News

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 Dani
May 31, 2018
Ontario needs to do so much more to rally behind injured workers in this province and fight for better benefits.
April 27, 2018
On behalf of the Executive Board, we are honoured to pay tribute to the thousands of Ontario workers – and workers everywhere – who have been injured or lost their lives on the job.
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.
January 22, 2018
On January 1, two new laws took effect in Ontario, ushering in important changes for all workers.
December 12, 2017
The All Chairs Committee of the OPSEU Broader Public Service (BPS) has reached its goal of raising $10,000 to donate to United by Trauma, an organization devot
December 12, 2017
Toronto – Health and safety activists for the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) are celebrating a win for workers after the Liberal government at Queen’s Park dropped its plan to weake
October 5, 2017
Staff at the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Elgin branch held an info picket on Wednesday in response to harassment by upper management in their workplace.
October 5, 2017
Ontario Public Service Employees Union President Warren (Smokey) Thomas traveled to St.
October 4, 2017
St Thomas – Staff at the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Elgin branch held an info picket this afternoon in response to harassment by upper management in their workplace.
October 2, 2017
St. Thomas -- Staff working at the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Elgin branch will hold an information picket outside of the branch’s Centre St.