The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is one of Canada's most democratic and dynamic unions. With approximately 130,000 full- and part-time members, nearly 500 locals, and 35 Regional Offices and Membership Centres across Ontario, we're the largest provincial public sector union in Canada. This means OPSEU can bargain from a position of real power.
We stand up for the rights of our members, both on the job and in our communities. We are dedicated to high standards of public service and good laws that support working people.
Who Belongs to OPSEU
OPSEU is people – more than 130,000 people in all kinds of jobs. They are teachers and support staff in community colleges and universities, health care professionals in hospitals, ambulance paramedics, counsellors in centres for the developmentally handicapped, clerks at land titles offices, conservation officers in provincial parks, caregivers in community agencies, staff in psychiatric hospitals, and they are court reporters in provincial courts and correctional officers in the provincial jails.
How OPSEU works for you
OPSEU members have a big say in how their union works. You control your own local. You elect stewards, local officers and convention delegates, and you yourself can run for union positions.