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February 27, 2015
Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI): Are they in decline?   

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...


December 12, 2014
The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) and the Ontario Public Service Employees’ Union (OPSEU) are urging the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Toronto police, and Crown attorneys to lay charges against t
November 27, 2014
A coalition of groups representing managers and employees of Children’s Aid Societies across Ontario is calling for the speedy implementation of recommendations from a recent safety survey that rev
November 26, 2014
Results of a survey released today reveal that 75 per cent of employees working in Ontario’s courthouses believe their safety and security is at risk while on the job.
November 5, 2014
TORONTO – Representatives of OPSEU’s Corrections Division have lobbied Ontario MPPs from all parties to gain support for Bill 2, An Act to amend the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 wit
October 23, 2014
OPSEU has asked the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) for a provincial multi-union consultation table.
September 9, 2014
LONDON – An agreement has been reached to end the nearly week-long health and safety dispute at London’s Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre.
April 30, 2014
TORONTO – The union representing more than 2000 workers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is asking their employer to step back from a controversial anti-smoking policy.
April 16, 2014
“Mourn for the dead, fight for the living”
November 15, 2013
The union representing Ontario"s front-line correctional officers says that news stories showing videos of inmates being assaulted by staff is s
September 12, 2013
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) has reached an agreement with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services with respect to the nearly month-long health and safety d
June 19, 2013
Union officials who represent Ontario's front-line correctional officers will hold a press conference Thursday to respond to the Ontario Ombudsman's report on use of force in the province's correct