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May 16, 2017

A provincial report released yesterday to reduce violence in health care facilities represents a good start at eliminating the problem but its long-term success will depend on implementing its recommendations, says the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).

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.

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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...