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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

August 10, 2017

On August 8, 2017, a patient at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care came out of the shower swinging. He knocked one nurse unconscious and hit two others in the head, sending all three workers to hospital. Two nurses have black eyes and contusions around their face.

August 1, 2017

Timmins – Some 170 workers with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Cochrane-Timiskaming will receive pay equity adjustments – 23 years after a pay equity plan was first negotiated in 1994.

June 29, 2017

Some 800 delegates to the OPSEU Broader Public Service conference on June 23-25 held elections for their divisional executives. The following members were elected for a two-year term:

Sector 1: Ambulance

James Ramage (L256), Chair

Jason Brearley (L303), Vice Chair

June 23, 2017

With more than 800 delegates, alternates and observers looking on, OPSEU leaders today officially opened the 25th anniversary conference of the Broader Public Service (BPS) in Toronto, saying the sector has enjoyed a phenomenal past and a future that promises to be even better.

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...