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February 14, 2018

OPS Unified bargaining unit members will have a chance to show their #OPSLove and win one of seven prizes of $1,000 starting on Valentine's Day.

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 9, 2018

Toronto – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is expressing grave concern over the Ontario government’s new ability to download the most serious non-criminal provincial offences, known as Part III offences, to the municipalities.

December 21, 2017

OPSEU’s response to the joint report of the Income Security Working Group, the First Nations Income Security Reform Working Group, and the Urban Indigenous Table on Income Security Reform

December 12, 2017

Toronto – Health and safety activists for the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) are celebrating a win for workers after the Liberal government at Queen’s Park dropped its plan to weaken enforcement of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) yesterday.

Bargaining

Events

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, June 22, 2017 (All day)
Saturday, May 27, 2017 (All day)
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Information

August 3, 2017
Province-wide contracts
July 21, 2017
The purpose of the Joint Employment Stability Sub-committee (JESS) is to facilitate discussion between the employer and OPSEU on matters pertaining to layoff, displacement and recall as set out in
July 20, 2017
Action Form, Divisional Minutes, MERC Chairs Meeting Minutes Click here

Collective Agreement

Central Employee Relations Committee (CERC)

Mickey Riccardi - Chair
C: 519.981.7748
Work: 519.973.1335
E: [email protected]

Tim Elphick Vice-Chair
C: 519.580.8463
Work: 519.881.1772
E: [email protected]

Janis Pechinger A/Member
Work: 519.873.4771
E: [email protected]

Send the CERC team an email at [email protected]

Who we are, how the commitee works, and links to committee Minutes Learn more...

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