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Union office Unit 1, B-2A, (Basement, room 2A), Queen Street West Site 1001 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M6J 1H4 Tel: 416 535-8501 x32330 Fax: 416-583-1254 Email: OPSEU.Local500@camh.ca

Region 5 Weekend Educational – September 24-25, 2022

To: Region 5 Local Presidents, L.E.C.s, and E.B.M.sFrom: Region 5 Education Committee LOCATION: Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto, 475 Yonge St, Toronto ON, M4Y 1X7DATES: Saturday, September 24, 2022 – 9:00AM to 5:00PMSunday, September 25, 2022 – 9:00AM to 1:00PM … Continue reading

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Coalition of Racialized Workers 2022 Cookout

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Ontario election 2022: Mobilizing Votes for Good Jobs, Workers’ Rights, Fair Contracts and Quality Public Services!

[**Please share this message with members and activists in your local and your Region 5 networks.**]  With less than two weeks to the June 2 Ontario election – and the advance polls open now through to May 28 – OPSEU … Continue reading

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Young Workers Conference Call for Applications / Appel de candidatures pour la conférence des jeunes travailleurs

La version en français suit Young Workers Conference Call for Applications Dear Young Workers: The OPSEU/SEFPO Provincial Young Workers Committee (PYC) invites you to submit your application for the 2022 Young Workers Conference! It will take place from August 12-14 at … Continue reading

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OPSEU/SEFPO’s hearts go out to the families of the victims of the Buffalo shootings

OPSEU/SEFPO’s condolences go out to the families of the victims of the latest deadly mass shooting in Buffalo, New York. On Saturday, ten innocent Black lives were targeted in broad daylight inside a supermarket. Another three people were injured. This … Continue reading

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Region 5 Dismantling Anti-Black Racism May 24, 25 & 26, 2022

April 25, 2022 To: Region 5 Local Presidents, L.E.C.s, and E.B.M.sFrom: Region 5 Education Committee DISMANTLING ANTI-BLACK RACISM The 1.5 day Dismantling Anti-Black Racism course, provided over three evening sessions, will raise awareness, provide a better understanding, and include strategies … Continue reading

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Arbitrator Dismisses the Grievance Against Canada Post’s Mandatory Vaccination Practice

This article is by the Canadian Union of Posta Workers. Read the original version on the CUPW website. Thursday April 28 2022 2019-2023/362 On Thursday, April 28, Arbitrator Joliffe rendered his decision on CUPW’s National Grievance against Canada Post’s mandatory … Continue reading

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May 1 – Join GTAC & OPSEU/SEFPO President JP Hornick at these Important Labour/Community Events

Please see below for info on these important events:MAY 1 – Join OPSEU/SEFPO & the OFL to Speak Up for Good Jobs, Worker’s Rights, Public Services and Strong Communities 12 PM – Toronto May Day Rally & Feeder March to … Continue reading

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Recent COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Decisions

Read this summary of new arbitrator decisions related to COVID-19 vaccination policies implemented by employers across Canada. These decisions are summarized by MathewDinsdale Global HR Lawyers and include decisions upholding these vaccination policies and a decision on who should bear … Continue reading

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Young Worker Mentorship Call Out for Mentees

Attention All members! ​OPSEU/SEFPO’s Provincial Young Workers Committee (PYC) is proud to present the first annual Young Worker Mentorship Program! We are now seeking expressions of interest from potential mentees aged 35 and younger interested in participating in the 2022 program. … Continue reading

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