Skip to content

News

LCBO: Essentially Yours over an illustration of dozens of people behind an LCBO store

2021 LBED Bargaining Bulletin, Issue 6 Download a printable PDF of this bulletin OPSEU/SEFPO Leaders’ Message Could we be any prouder of your bargaining team? They faced the pandemic. They faced your employer’s long list of significant take-aways. And they faced the severe restrictions placed on them by the Ford government’s wage-restraint Bill 124 and……

OPSEU / SEFPO flag

The Toronto Star/North York ‘The Mirror’ is reporting on OPSEU/SEFPO’s reaction to Sunnybrook Hospital’s decision to increase paid sick days for hospital staff to a total of 10, improving upon the three paid sick days provided by the government. “This is very encouraging to see and I hope more employers step up like this,” OPSEU/SEFPO……

OPSEU / SEFPO flag

Situation: Case count as of May 13, 2021 / Nombre de cas le 13 mai 2021 Area / Région Area / Région Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Deaths / Décès Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Canada* 1 305 770 + 6 198 24 766 + 52 Ontario**……

OPSEU Disability Rights Caucus, Caucus des personnes handicapees du SEFPO

The Disability Rights Caucus (DRC) is looking to fill one vacancy.  Applications are being accepted from all of OPSEU/SEFPO’s regions except from Region 4. OPSEU/SEFPO supports employment equity.  Members from the following designated groups are encouraged to submit an application:  women, people with disabilities, racialized workers, Indigenous workers, LGBTQ2S+ workers, Francophones, and young workers. For……

Registered Practical Nurses Occupational Division OPSEU SEFPO

Introduction The Ontario Public Service Employees Union/Le Syndicat des employés de la fonction publique de l’Ontario (OPSEU/SEFPO) represents approximately four-thousand Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) who practice in a variety of settings.  From correctional facilities to developmental service agencies, homecare, long-term care, psychiatric care and hospital settings, our members offer their professional services, a helping hand……

OPSEU / SEFPO flag

Situation: Case count as of May 12, 2021 / Nombre de cas le 12 mai 2021 Area / Région Area / Région Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Deaths / Décès Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Canada* 1 299 572 + 5 386 24 714 + 32 Ontario**……

Health care worker wearing mask, face shield and gloves administers an injection for a woman wearing a mask.

Toronto – OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is strongly encouraging all education workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as possible. “Education workers, you are the soul of our education system. Please take the time to get vaccinated,” says Thomas. “It’s the best way to protect yourself, your students, your loved ones, and your……

To those celebrating Eid al-Fitr: Eid Mubarak!

The joyous festival of Eid al-Fitr begins for Muslims in Ontario and around the world at sundown on Wednesday, May 12. The festival marks the end of Ramadan and its month of sunrise-to-sunset fasts. Ramadan encourages people to be more deeply caring by sacrificing some of their own comfort to better understand the plight of……

Events

Saturday, May 15, 2021
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Virtual
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Virtual
Saturday, May 29, 2021
All day
Virtual
Monday, May 31, 2021
To Tuesday, June 1, 2021
All day
Virtual
Saturday, June 5, 2021
To Sunday, June 6, 2021
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Virtual

OPSEU Affiliates