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March 9, 2018

Ottawa – Roughly 40 OPSEU members who provide addictions counselling and services at Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services have their first contract after voting to ratify the tentative agreement reached last week.

March 2, 2018

Ottawa – After a lengthy round of bargaining, approximately 40 workers with Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services have reached their first tentative agreement.

February 27, 2018

St. Thomas – In response to reported governance and operational concerns at the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Elgin Branch, notice has been posted publicly that the South West Local Health Integration Network (SWLHIN) will formally investigate the organization. 

January 26, 2018

Strike vote

Thousands of people depend on the treatment we provide, but we can’t provide it without decent working conditions. That’s why, on November 24, 2017, 84% of us voted to authorize a strike. We are committed to protecting the services we provide.

January 22, 2018

Our employer promises to treat the people and communities we serve with “compassion and respect.” But that’s impossible when they refuse to treat their own workers the same way. We’re on the front-lines of the opioid crisis – don’t we deserve compassion and respect, too?

Waypoint: Stay Safe, Be Safe

Health Care Divisional Council

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 9:00am to Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 1:00pm
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 5:00pm

Support Mental Health Week May 2-8

OPSEU is encouraging all of its members to mark Mental Health Week on their calendars. This is an important week for all Canadians, not just those suffering mental health issues.  It is also an opportunity to educate ourselves about how our mental health impacts our overall health.  more...

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