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October 13, 2015

On October 8, 2015, the workers at St. Leonard’s Place, Peel voted 95 per cent in favour of joining OPSEU.

September 21, 2015

(Toronto) OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas said today that “the Toronto Sun series this week has again raised serious alarm bells on the state of Waypoint Centrefor Mental Health Care security issues which are jeopardizing the health and safety of staff members.

September 20, 2015

Taxpayers are on the hook for the cost of constructing the province’s $474-million maximum-security psychiatric hospital in Penetanguishene. Read the full story in the Toronto Sun.

September 18, 2015

On September 17, 2015, Addiction & Mental Health Services–Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington became the latest members of the OPSEU family – or at least some of them did.

September 18, 2015

The province needs to step up and protect workers at its badly flawed maximum-security psychiatric hospital in Penetanguishene, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union says.

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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...