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What is OPSEU/SEFPO?
Should I Join?
Better job security
If you’re scared of losing your job, join OPSEU/SEFPO. We’ve stopped thousands of COVID-related layoffs at many of our workplaces.
Join OPSEU/SEFPO to dramatically increase your chances of getting the wages you deserve.
If you want a pension, health coverage, paid vacation, paid sick leave, overtime pay and other benefits, join OPSEU/SEFPO
Prevented layoffs in dozens of different workplaces during the pandemic
$1 billion extra for Development Services to cut waitlists
Potential pension coverage for millions of non-profit workers
Millions in pay equity payouts to workers just like you
New jails and more Correctional jobs
Very low dues – just pennies an hour
At just 1.375, OPSEU/SEFPO has some of the lowest union dues in the country.
A real say
OPSEU/SEFPO is democratic to the core. We’re member-driven, which means members like you decide on everything from bargaining priorities to dues rates.
Workplace and legal experts
OPSEU/SEFPO’s 300+ staff includes experts in bargaining, grievance handling, pensions, benefits, health and safety, pay equity, human rights, communications, campaigns, education, research and organizing.
At no cost to you, we offer extensive courses on everything from bargaining strategies to public campaigning. Plus: we provide annual scholarships to members and/or their dependants.
OPSEU/SEFPO members receive a range of discounts on things like insurance, wireless service, travel, and tickets to the Royal Ontario Museum and the Ontario Science Centre.
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I started getting involved in OPSEU/SEFPO when I was working as a mental health nurse. It was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made – I hope you’ll make the same good decision, too.”
Warren (Smokey) Thomas
I was working aCorrectional Officer when I became a member. You won’t find a union that’s got a bigger voice – and a bigger heart – than OPSEU/SEFPO.
Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida