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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
February 28, 2017
Join workers and allies on February 28 in Toronto to mark the 18th annual international Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day.

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...


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,
September 18, 2017
Welland NDP MPP Cindy Forster delivered a comprehensive and blistering critique of the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority in the Ontario legislature this week, and received cross-party suppor
September 12, 2017
On the first day back to the Ontario legislature for the Fall 2017 session, MPP Cindy Forster (Welland) renewed her call for the province to appoint a supervisor to oversee the Niagara Peninsula Co
September 12, 2017
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas appeared on the Larry Fedoruk radio show on Newstalk 610 CKTB in the Niagara region to discuss the sale of cannabis through the LCBO, and the toxic workplace
September 7, 2017
Various media outlets reported on the results of the workplace stress survey completed by Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority employees earlier this year.
September 5, 2017
For the past couple of years, the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) has been at the centre of a great deal of public controversy.
August 18, 2017
Toronto – A $75,000 fine for the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group after a violent attack on a frontline caregiver is a “slap on the wrist” that does nothing to address workplace violence in health ca