Skip to content

Nouvelles

Date
News Type

Résultats de recherche

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas in the Queen's Park media gallery.

OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas told Sudbury.com the premier’s political future depends on his handling of the report on long-term care homes during the first wave of the pandemic. “My union, we won’t let it go and I don’t think any union will let it go,” Thomas is quoted as saying. “I think if the……

Turning an employer no to a yes

2021 LBED Bargaining Bulletin, Issue 5 Download a printable PDF of this bulletin OPSEU/SEFPO Leaders’ Message Your bargaining team went to the table with a simple goal – find a way to get a deal that reflects the demands you all set through the demand-set process: more job security, less privatization, and workplaces that are……

Coalition of Racialized workers: strength, purpose, representation

May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada. It’s an opportunity to acknowledge, celebrate, learn and honour the rich history and contributions of the diverse Asian communities that call Canada home. According to Statistics Canada, more than 6.1 million people identify as having Asian origins. These geographic identities span across over 30 countries in the Asian……

Les experts d'une Education de qualite

La Semaine de l’éducation est célébrée tous les ans durant la première semaine du mois de mai. L’OPSEU/SEFPO est fier de représenter plusieurs dizaines de milliers de membres à tous les niveaux du système d’éducation. À tous les niveaux et dans tous les secteurs, vous, les professionnels de l’éducation, avez vécu une dernière année très……

Pass-Fail (checkmark: fail)

Toronto – OPSEU/SEFPO is cautioning the government not to go down false trails on the future of Ontario’s colleges. OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is concerned the government is becoming too preoccupied with finding short-term answers to COVID-19, such as suspending international students from attending Ontario colleges and expanding online learning in the postsecondary education……

OPSEU/SEFPO flag

Situation: Case count as of May 4, 2021 / Nombre de cas le 4 mai 2021 Area / Région Area / Région Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Deaths / Décès Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Canada* 1 243 242 + 9 062 24 342 + 42 Ontario**……

OPSEU flag in front of LifeLabs building

LifeLabs couriers in Kitchener, Thorold, and Brantford are the latest workers at the pension-owned, private lab company to vote overwhelmingly in favour of joining OPSEU/SEFPO. “These couriers are simply the life-blood of our health care system. They deserve all the safety and protections that come with joining a strong union like ours,” said OPSEU/SEFPO President……

The experiences of Ontario's Migrant Workers. Webinar on Wednesday May 5th, from 7PM-8:30PM.

On Wednesday, May 5th, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL), collaboratively with Justice for Migrant Workers (J4MW), UFC, Migrant Workers Alliance, and Ryerson University, is pleased to host the first in a three-part webinar series titled “The Experiences of Ontario’s Migrant Workers.” The first part of the series will explore……

Insurance Tip: Distracted Driving and your Auto Insurance

A message from OPSEU/SEFPO’s Insurance provider, RGI Group: In Canada, every 6 minutes there is an accident caused by distracted driving. Distracted driving is not just about texting while driving. It is eating while driving, glancing at your phone for directions, digging in your bag for a pen; it is classified as anything you do……

OPSEU Mental Health Division Logo

May 3-9 is the 70th annual Mental Health Week, hosted by the Canadian Mental Health Association. As we make our way through the third wave of this pandemic, we shouldn’t forget about the need to protect our mental health. This year’s theme is understanding our emotions – naming, recognizing, accepting, and talking about our emotions……

OPSEU/SEFPO flag

Situation: Case count as of May 3, 2021 / Nombre de cas le 3 mai 2021 Area / Région Area / Région Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Deaths / Décès Change from yesterday / Changement par rapport à hier Canada* 1 234 180 + 7 147 24 300 + 39 Ontario**……

Services Correctionnels Solides pour l'avenir

Cette première semaine de mai, nous célébrons la dixième Semaine de la reconnaissance du personnel des services correctionnels. Cette année a été extrêmement difficile pour tout le personnel des services correctionnels. La pandémie a menacé la santé et la vie de ces travailleuses et travailleurs de première ligne essentiels que nous sommes honorés de représenter.……

Dangers of the New Toronto Courthouse amalgamation

Le président de l’OPSEU/SEFPO, Warren (Smokey) Thomas, a envoyé la lettre suivante au premier ministre Ford et au procureur général Downey. Le 3 mai 2021 L’honorable Doug Ford, premier ministre de l’Ontario Salle 281, Édifice de l’Assemblée législative, Queen’s Park Toronto (Ontario)  M7A 1A1 premier@ontario.ca L’honorable Doug Downey, procureur général 11e étage, 720, rue Bay……

PWC Logo

May is Sexual Assault Prevention Month in Ontario. Formerly referred to as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the name was changed in recent years to signify that awareness alone is not enough; to effectively support sexual assault survivors, action is key. The sexual assault crisis is one that existed long before the COVID-19 pandemic, physically and……

OPSEU Paramedics make the difference

OPSEU/SEFPO welcomes news that the provincial government has increased funding to improve and expand 9-1-1 services, which the union’s Paramedics and Ambulance Communication Officers (ACOs) helped pioneer. One of these services is aimed at expanding the scope of where paramedics can take a patient for treatment.  Instead of necessarily transporting a patient to a hospital,……

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11