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February 27, 2018

St. Thomas – In response to reported governance and operational concerns at the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Elgin Branch, notice has been posted publicly that the South West Local Health Integration Network (SWLHIN) will formally investigate the organization. 

January 26, 2018

Strike vote

Thousands of people depend on the treatment we provide, but we can’t provide it without decent working conditions. That’s why, on November 24, 2017, 84% of us voted to authorize a strike. We are committed to protecting the services we provide.

January 22, 2018

Our employer promises to treat the people and communities we serve with “compassion and respect.” But that’s impossible when they refuse to treat their own workers the same way. We’re on the front-lines of the opioid crisis – don’t we deserve compassion and respect, too?

January 22, 2018

On January 1, two new laws took effect in Ontario, ushering in important changes for all workers. The two laws are Bill 148, “A Plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs”, and Bill 177 “The Stronger Fairer Ontario Act” (also known as the Elliot Lake Bill).

January 17, 2018

Ed Arvelin, Chair of OPSEU's Mental Health and Addictions Division sent the following open letter to Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, regarding the mental health and homelessness crisis.  

Waypoint: Stay Safe, Be Safe

Health Care Divisional Council

Events

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 2:00pm

Bargaining

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 9:00am to Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 1:00pm
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 9:00am

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...

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