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September 8, 2017

Penetanguishene – Ministry of Labour charges against the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care haven’t done anything to stem the flow of injured hospital staff to the local Emergency Room, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union says.

September 1, 2017

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Now is the time when we can make a difference

August 25, 2017

Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU, will be on the Roy Green radio show on Sunday, August 27 at approximately 4:05 p.m. to discuss a fine imposed on the Royal Ottawa Hospital.

August 18, 2017

Toronto – A $75,000 fine for the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group after a violent attack on a frontline caregiver is a “slap on the wrist” that does nothing to address workplace violence in health care, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) says.

August 11, 2017

Toronto – In the wake of yet more attacks on staff by patients at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is urging health care leaders to act on the recommendations contained in the

Waypoint: Stay Safe, Be Safe

Health Care Divisional Council

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...