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March 28, 2019

OPSEU Region 1 Regional Vice President Len Elliott was on CBC Radio on March 27 raising the alarm about a plan by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) to move fisheries-focused cons

March 25, 2019

Toronto – The Ford government is opening up the Lake Erie fishery to destructive overfishing and poaching with its “foolish” decision to move a crew of fisheries conservation officers 50 kilometres inland.

March 14, 2019

OPSEU's Ambulance Division and Ministry of Health MERC Team want to celebrate the important work that Ambulance Communications Of

February 13, 2019

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the Ford government’s plans to privatize and outsource Ontario’s employment and training programs will leave even more Ontarians stuck in a downward spiral of being either jobless or stuck in precarious work.

December 20, 2018

Toronto – The staffing shortage at the Cambridge Central Ambulance Communications Centre (CACC) has reached a crisis level, and according to OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas, patients’ lives are at risk. 


Friday, November 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 5:00pm
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 (All day)

Pay Equity

OPSEU represents two bargaining units: Unified and Corrections. Each unit is responsible for bargaining its own pay equity plan.


April 3, 2019
Ministry of Children Community and Social Services Health & Safety E.R.C. Minutes
February 11, 2019
Province-wide contracts

Collective Agreement

Central Employee Relations Committee (CERC)


Neil Martin Local 546
Work:  647.627.4560


William Larose Local 634
Work: 705.497.5207


Haran Thurairasah Local 502
Work: 416.325.6570

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Ministry Employee Relations Committee (MERC)

MERC Information including MERC Committee Members, MERC Chairs Meeting Minutes, Action Form, Divisional Minutes, and MERC Team Disclosures.

Pension and Benefits

June 22, 2017
Three of the jointly-sponsored pension plans that OPSEU members belong to are looking for members to take on the important and fascinating work of being a pension plan trustee.
June 22, 2017
The OPSEU Pension Liaison Committee invites you, or someone you know, to get involved with the OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) by applying to be a union trustee.
June 19, 2017
All OPSEU-represented employees in the Ontario Public Sector (OPS) will soon have the option of having their insurance carrier pay most of their dental claim directly, rather than waiting to be rei