OPSSU works in solidarity with OPSEU members at Convention 2016

To all OPSSU members,

I want to recognize the hard work of all OPSSU members as we begin Convention 2016. It is thanks to the hard work of staff that the massive annual Convention event can take place.

This year at Convention staff will be wearing OPSSU buttons that read “Respect”. That is what it is all about: Staff deserve respect for our hard work and our commitment to excellence in serving OPSEU members.

We are also especially indebted to our retirees this year. I want to thank in advance everyone who is coming to support our bargaining by handing out flyers and buttons to OPSEU members that say “We support our staff”. We are giving a strong message that OPSSU is proud to work in solidarity with OPSEU members. Continue reading OPSSU works in solidarity with OPSEU members at Convention 2016

OPSSU works in solidarity with OPSEU members at Convention 2016

To all OPSSU members,

I want to recognize the hard work of all OPSSU members as we begin Convention 2016. It is thanks to the hard work of staff that the massive annual Convention event can take place.

This year at Convention staff will be wearing OPSSU buttons that read “Respect”. That is what it is all about: Staff deserve respect for our hard work and our commitment to excellence in serving OPSEU members.

We are also especially indebted to our retirees this year. I want to thank in advance everyone who is coming to support our bargaining by handing out flyers and buttons to OPSEU members that say “We support our staff”. We are giving a strong message that OPSSU is proud to work in solidarity with OPSEU members. Continue reading OPSSU works in solidarity with OPSEU members at Convention 2016

OPSSU raises the rates on child care

Two days before International Women’s Day 2016, the membership of the Ontario Public Service Staff Union voted to more than double the reimbursement rate for child care for their members while on union business during our General Membership Meeting.

Members who hire people to look after their children at home while attending union events and meetings were previously reimbursed up to $5 per hour. Now they will be reimbursed at the rate of the current minimum wage with receipts. Continue reading OPSSU raises the rates on child care