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Events

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
Event
June 1, 2017
Injured workers from across the province will gather in Toronto once more on June 1, Injured Workers Day, to call public attention to the explosive growth of precarious work in Ontario that is maki

Tools and Resources

April 4, 2017
Take action! A message from Ed Arvelin, Chair of OPSEU's Mental Health Division
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!
October 23, 2014
Links to currrent orders from the Ministry of Labour:
October 23, 2014
For additional information, visit our Ebola Health Hazard Information page.
October 23, 2014
Links to tools provided by Public Health Ontario:
October 23, 2014
The MOL has written orders in at least 12 hospitals and in 2 EMS services. Orders include:

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

March 7, 2018
The Sector 3 Boards of Education and Cultural Institutions executive met in Toronto on February 12-13, in the middle of a deep-freeze warning.
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.
September 28, 2017
Barrie – Following the latest assault on an educational assistant with the Simcoe County District School Board, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is calling on the board to make st
September 21, 2017
Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority board’s approval of its 2018 operating budget is being applauded by the agency’s CAO and panned by the union. OPSEU, the union that represents the workers,