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Established decades ago, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/SEFPO) represents over 180,000 public sector employees in Ontario, improving their working conditions, wages, benefits, and job security.
Should I Join?
Better job security
If you’re scared of losing your job, join OPSEU/SEFPO. We’ve stopped thousands of COVID-related layoffs at many of our workplaces.
Join OPSEU/SEFPO to dramatically increase your chances of getting the wages you deserve.
If you want a pension, health coverage, paid vacation, paid sick leave, overtime pay and other benefits, join OPSEU/SEFPO
- Prevented layoffs in dozens of different workplaces during the pandemic
- $1 billion extra for Development Services to cut waitlists
- Potential pension coverage for millions of non-profit workers
- Millions in pay equity payouts to workers just like you
Very low dues – just pennies an hour
Workplace and legal experts
OPSEU/SEFPO’s 300+ staff includes experts in bargaining, grievance handling, pensions, benefits, health and safety, pay equity, human rights, communications, campaigns, education, research and organizing.
Transparency & accountability
OPSEU/SEFPO members receive a range of discounts on things like insurance, wireless service, travel, and tickets to the Royal Ontario Museum and the Ontario Science Centre.
OPSEU/SEFPO will work with you to develop strong demands to improve your wages and working conditions.
Sign membership cards
With OPSEU/SEFPO’s help, every eligible employee is asked to sign a confidential OPSEU/SEFPO membership card.
“I started getting involved in OPSEU/SEFPO when I was working as a mental health nurse. It was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made – I hope you’ll make the same good decision, too.”
Warren (Smokey) Thomas
“I was working as a Correctional Officer when I became a member. You won’t find a union that’s got a bigger voice – and a bigger heart – than OPSEU/SEFPO.”
Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida
First Vice-President/Treasurer, OPSEU/SEFPO