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Psychosocial Hazard & Workplace Mental Health Certified Course

The Region 5 Coalition of Racialized Workers in collaboration with the Workers Health & Safety Centre WHSC supported by Region 5 Executive Board Members present the Psychosocial Hazard & Workplace Mental Health health & safety certified course. Date: March 11, … Continue reading

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Join the OPSEU/SEFPO PSW Community today!

Are you a personal support worker (PSW) and an OPSEU/SEFPO member? Do you do the work of a PSW but with a different title? Sign up to be part of the OPSEU/SEFPO’s PSW Community to stay informed about the latest PSW-specific … Continue reading

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CoRW Annual Black History Month Virtual Forum

In commemoration of Black History Month, OPSEU/SEFPO’s Coalition of Racialized Workers (CoRW) will be hosting their annual Black History Month forum on February 25, 2022. This year’s event will spotlight and celebrate the resistance, resilience and triumphs of Black people … Continue reading

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Young Workers Zoom Room: Chat with the PYC on March 24!

Attention all OPSEU/SEFPO members,   OPSEU/SEFPO’s Provincial Young Workers Committee (PYC) is hosting a PYC Zoom Room on March 24, 2022, from 7pm to 8pm. It will be a Q&A conversation with members aged 35 and younger about the importance and … Continue reading

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Rally for Health, Rally for the Streets

Rally for Health, Rally for the Streets Saturday, February 12 at 12 pm Convocation Hall at 31 King’s College Circle We are a group of health care workers who organized last Saturday’s Access to Health Care Rally. Access to health … Continue reading

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What is Canada’s legal system saying about workplace vaccine mandates?

From an article in the CTV news website published Sunday, February 6, 2022: Legal challenges of employer vaccine mandates and health measures are being tossed out as arbitrators in Canada largely side with the need to maintain safe workplaces during … Continue reading

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Join us for our first meeting: addressing pandemic related grievances

Dear friends, Join us for our first quarterly zoom meeting on February 1 at 7:00 pm EST, open to all mental health and addictions workers. We will be discussing how to address pandemic related grievances. OPSEU/SEFPO Grievance Officer, Alison Nielson-Jones … Continue reading

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Demand set meeting has been postponed

Dear Members of OPSEU Local 500 Due to unforeseen technical issues, the Demand Set Meeting and the election of a bargaining team that was scheduled to be held on Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 has been postponed until early in the … Continue reading

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POSTPONED: Members of OPSEU Local 500 – Demand Set Meeting

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED When: December 15, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. How: Zoom Local 500 Collective Agreement expires on March 31, 2022.  Meeting Agenda Elect the Bargaining Team Ratify Bargaining Demands The meeting will be virtual on Zoom.  Pre-Registration … Continue reading

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October Newsletter – Mandatory Vaccination Policy (MVP)

Sent on behalf of the President, Thomas Andersson Please forward to any Opseu member in your area that was missed from this email.  Thank you Voices United A Newsletter from OPSEU Local 500 SPECIAL EDITION #2 – Mandatory Vaccination Policy … Continue reading

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