The OPSSU Soc & Rec Committee invites you to attend our annual OPSSU Year End Party and Breakfast with Santa…
Dinner & Dance Party
Join us for a great meal and a fun evening of dancing with DJ Extraordinaire Vince Gobind …. Full meal & “dance only” tickets are available and all orders must be in to Art Slade by November 23rd
October 19, 2016 – The Ontario Public Service Staff Union stands in solidarity with Peel Region Children’s Aid Society workers, members of CUPE 4914, as they enter their fifth week on strike.
The Peel CAS workers have been on strike since September 18, 2016. They have been without a collective agreement since March 31, 2016. The union was shocked to discover that, as their strike deadline loomed, their employer contacted former staff “to offer them extremely large sums of money to cross picket lines in the event of a lockout or strike,” according to their local president, Sonia Yung. “The amounts of money on offer are far in excess of what it would take to resolve any and all outstanding issues between Peel CAS and the union,” she added.
October 19, 2016 – The Ontario Public Service Staff Union stands in solidarity with the library workers of Essex County, members of CUPE 2974, during their fourth month on strike.
The library workers have been on strike since June 25, 2016. They were forced out on strike to protect their sick leave plan. Essex County Council has insisted on concessions to the workers’ sick leave provisions, despite having lost an arbitration on the same issue, and despite both parties acknowledging that there has been no issue to date with employees’ use of the current sick leave plan.
October 19, 2016 – The Ontario Public Service Staff Union stands in solidarity with the staff of the BC Nurses Union, members of MoveUP, who have been on strike for almost three months. As union staff ourselves, we understand the important work the BCNU staff do with their hard-working members, because we do the same work with the members of OPSEU.
We support MoveUP’s demands for a fair contract without concessions, their flex hour proposal to address workload issues, access to medical and family responsibility leave, and no rollback in their existing benefits.