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The OPSEU/SEFPO Indigenous Circle invites OPSEU/SEFPO members who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nation, Metis or Inuit) to apply for a position on the OPSEU/SEFPO Indigenous Circle to fill vacancies in Regions 1, 2, 5 and 7. The role of the regional representative on the Indigenous Circle is to create and maintain networks within the region, to...

The first three months of 2024 have reinforced the need to get organized. Just like 2023 was a hot year for the labour movement, 2024 is shaping up to be even hotter. We’re up against some formidable challenges this year; the skyrocketing cost-of-living and runaway inflation, a provincial government chronically underfunding public services so they...

OPSEU/SEFPO Convention is a safe and welcoming space. We would like to invite First Nations, Métis and Inuit members to join us in the opening procession as we begin Convention in a good way. We invite those who want to wear their regalia, ribbon skirts or shirts, and/or sashes to do so. If you wish...

Bargaining Update #2: April 19, 2024 We were back at the table with the employer on Monday and Tuesday of this week. Despite having two weeks to review our opening proposals and prepare, it was clear that the employer did not come to the table this week ready to bargain. We’re coming to the table...

Bargaining Update Highlights In response to feedback from OPSEU/SEFPO College Faculty members, we are providing this summary of the contents of this bargaining update newsletter: Final Demand Set (FDS) complete, membership engagement and delegate renewal 18 demands representing the will of the membership in the areas of: Wages and benefits Workload Employment security and precarity...

If you’re coming to Convention 2024, Awards Night is not-to-be-missed! We’ll see you there! When: Thursday, April 25 – Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, John Bassett Theatre Many amazing OPSEU/SEFPO activists will be honoured for their incredible organizing work in their workplaces, union and communities...

Pharmacy Technicians at all four Trillium Health Partners’ locations voted overwhelmingly in favor of joining OPSEU/SEFPO. OPSEU/SEFPO already represents Biomedical Technologists in Local 296 at Trillium Health Partners. Pharmacy Technicians provide pharmacy services to various departments across Trillium Health Partners’ hospitals in Mississauga and Toronto. “We’re thrilled to welcome another group of Hospital Professionals from...

Hamilton Mayor Andrea Horwath wants to make Hamilton a “No Paid-Plasma Zone” and you can help! If you live in Hamilton, click here and fill out your name, email, and postal code, and we’ll send your Hamilton City Councillor an email letting them know the safety and dignity of people is always more important than profiteers’ money-grubbing....

Events

Thursday, April 25, 2024
To Sunday, April 28, 2024
Locations across the province
Thursday, April 25, 2024
To Saturday, April 27, 2024
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Friday, May 3, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Sault Ste. Marie Regional Office, 154 Great Northern Road
Tuesday, May 7, 2024
To Wednesday, May 8, 2024
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Hybrid - Double Tree by Hilton, Toronto Airport West, 5444 Dixie Rd, Mississauga, ON L4W 2L2