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OPSEU Disability Rights Caucus, Caucus des personnes handicapees du SEFPO

March 3 marks World Hearing Day – an important time to raise awareness about deafness and hearing loss and to promote hearing care across the world. This year, the World Health Organization (WHO) is celebrating the theme of Hearing Care for All: screen, rehabilitate, communicate. As part of the celebration, the WHO is calling on……

Black History Month - OPSEU/SEFPO staff zoom celebration

More than 100 OPSEU/SEFPO staff celebrated Black History Month, which had the theme of “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity” virtually on February 23. The event featured performances of Lift Every Voice (Black National Anthem) and O Canada by the Hamilton pop and R&B singer Jamila B. It also featured a screening of the……

In the era of social distancing, Social Work Week and Month honour vital social workers

Every one of our lives has changed profoundly over the past year. For many, adapting to and surviving these changes has been an ongoing battle. But standing courageously beside them on the front lines of the pandemic are one of the most important groups of caring professionals in the public sector: social workers. Often putting……

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  The OPSEU inSolidarity Committee would love to showcase your work.   We are currently accepting any written work from OPSEU members!  You can submit an article with or without a photo on any topic you feel is relevant to you, your workplace or the labour movement.  All articles will be considered, edited, and published online……

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We – along with OPSEU/SEFPO’s entire Executive Board – stand in solidarity with the farmers in India who are leading one of the largest protests in history. India’s BJP government is relying on a divide-and-rule strategy by inflaming religious, ethnic, class, caste, and gender differences. It recently passed a series of new agricultural laws that……

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Situation: Case count as of March 1, 2021 / Nombre de cas le 1 mars 2021 Area / Région Case count / Nombre de cas Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Deaths / Décès Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Canada* 866 503 + 2 307 21 994 +……

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The first Monday in March marks Black Mental Health Day. It’s important to understand mental health with a Black health lens. Black communities continue to face poor health outcomes, limited access to services and inequitable treatment while trying to get healthcare. OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says there is no question that anti-Black racism and……

Insurance Tip: Cyber Security throughout COVID-19

A Message from OPSEU/SEFPO’s Insurance provider, RGI Group: We have made an easy target for cyber criminals. We are online now more than ever – cyber criminals take advantage of high-profile events, like COVID-19, and prey on our emotions and our devices. Whether you are working from home, shopping online or spending more time on……

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