Ontario Public Service Staff Union

We fight alongside OPSEU/SEFPO members for good jobs and better, fairer, safer workplaces.

  • Tentative agreement reached

    After a long day of bargaining, your OPSSU bargaining team is pleased to announce we have reached a tentative agreement. Details of the agreement and the date and time of the ratification vote will be sent out within the next few days. If you are, or even think you might be, an OPSSU member but…

  • How SSU’s pension trustees helped prevent a strike

    In a new article about responsible pension trusteeship, OPSSU member Cheri Hearty talks about how the trustees of the SSU pension were able to help prevent a strike. “The cleaners were able to get a fair first contract and they didn’t have to go on strike,” said Hearty in the article, which was published by…

  • Bargaining Update 7.0

    The bargaining team met with the employer on June 4, 5, 6, and 7.  We have another day scheduled on July 4 and will continue to provide updates. As always, if you have any questions, please email the team at bargaining2022@opssu.ca.

  • Labour board dismisses Duty of Fair Representation complaint against OPSSU

  • Bargaining update 4.0

  • Vision Care Reminder

  • Unfair Labour Practice complaints resolved

  • Bargaining Update 3.0

  • Return to work

  • Vacation Approval

    Hi everyone, I’m writing regarding a recent communication to Local Services and the Collective Bargaining Division from Steve Saysell.  I want to clarify OPSSU’s position on the matter of finding your own vacation coverage. Steve’s statement that “this has been the accepted practice” is false and misleading.  Article 19.10 (a) clearly states that vacation requests “will…