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February 28, 2017
Join workers and allies on February 28 in Toronto to mark the 18th annual international Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day.
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October 17, 2016 to October 18, 2016
From Knowledge to Action - Violence in Healthcare and Mental Health Facilities

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

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
July 20, 2017
More than 85 per cent of Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) workers say their workplace is harmful to mental health, according to a stress survey conducted by the Ontario Public Servic
July 18, 2017
Welland – More than 85 per cent of Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) workers say their workplace is harmful to mental health, according to a stress survey conducted by the Ontario Pub
April 28, 2017
On the day that Canadians mark a National Day of Mourning for workers killed and injured on the job, the Wynne government should demand that the Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB) restore full
April 27, 2017
Tomorrow, Friday April 28, is Canada’s National Day of Mourning for those killed or injured, or who have acquired work-related illness while on the job.
April 21, 2017
TORONTO – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) will launch a province-wide radio ad campaign tomorrow to remember workers who have been killed or injured on the job and call for actio
April 7, 2017
OPSEU Local 604 member Janice Martell's groundbreaking Macintyre Powder Project has drawn attention to the health problems of miners -- including her own father -- who were forced to inhale aluminu
January 19, 2017
Ambulance dispatchers say they're getting electrical jolts through their headsets
January 18, 2017
Hamilton – The President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is demanding immediate action in the wake of a series of severe electric shocks sustained by ambulance dispatch staff
December 7, 2016
Staff shortages and new rules around segregation are just two of the reasons violence in Ontario jails is "out of control," OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says.