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May 8, 2017

Toronto – The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is ‘gunning for’ the jobs of thousands of Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) in the province, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union said today.

May 8, 2017

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas released this statement today to mark National Nursing Week.

If I could only use one word to describe the work of OPSEU members in the nursing profession today, I would have to pick “diverse.”

May 5, 2017

Some new provincial funding is on the way for Health Sciences North in Sudbury. Meanwhile, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union told CTV the spending outlined by the province in last week's budget isn’t going to be enough.

May 5, 2017

Last week’s provincial budget did little to address the health care needs of northern Ontario, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) told a news conference today.

May 3, 2017

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas has sent the letter below to Jim Keohane, President and CEO of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan.

May 3, 2017

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...