Ontario In Shutdown!

(Posted April 8, 2021)

The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is immediately declaring a third provincial emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMPCA). These measures are being taken in response to the rapid increase in COVID-19 transmission, the threat on the province's hospital system capacity, and the increasing risks posed to the public by COVID-19 variants... (read more...)

Interim Trustee Report is In!

(Posted March 8, 2021)
The trustee of the local 596, Edie Strachan has released an interim report regarding the state of the local. It looks like the local will remain in trusteeship for at least another 90 days. (read more)..

Becoming A Signed Member Just Got Easier!

(Posted March 2, 2021)

OPSEU has recently migrated to using Electronic signup! Becoming a signed member of our local just got easier.

Become a Signed Member!

You can also update the information that OPSEU has on file about you via the membership portal.

Former President - Cease and Desist

(Posted March 2, 2021)

OPSEU has formally requested the former president Aman Rajwani to cease and desist. Members should be aware OPSEU has declared that Aman Rajwani is "not authorized by OPSEU or the Local to represent any OPSEU member, or to hold yourself out as a Union representative. You are directed to cease and desist from doing so. OPSEU will not be responsible for any consequences, legal or otherwise, which may follow from your actions since the trusteeship on February 4, 2021, or since the termination of your employment on February 15, 2021. " -- Warren (Smokey) Thomas (read more)

Attention Members! - OPSEU Educational

(Posted Feb 9, 2021)

Upcoming Zoom Classes on: OFL Prevention Link ‘Rights and Obligations’ and ‘Benefits and Services’


  • Class #1: April 10, 17, 24 and May 1 2021, 9am - 4pm (EST)

  • Class #2: April 11, 18, 25 and May 2 2021, 9am - 4pm (EST)

Registration Deadline: Friday March 19, 2021 4:00pm, Email Please complete and attach the Application and the Human Rights Accommodations forms.