Monthly Archives: May 2009

“Fixing Employment Insurance” a public forum in Orillia

The Orillia, Muskoka, and District Labour Council and The Community Legal Clinic are pleased to announce that they are sponsoring a public forum on employment insurance on

May 26th, 2009 at the Orillia City Council Chambers 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m..

“We are pleased to be able to offer citizens the opportunity to learn more about employment insurance,” said Orillia, Muskoka, and District Labour Council President Linda McDowell. “It is important for people to know their rights under the Employment Insurance Act, particularly in these challenging economic times,”(for more details)




Latest Bargaining Bulletin(link)


Jobs First Rally 9 May 2009 Oshawa

Peter Wright EBM, Patty Rout 1st V.P  & Claire Rowett Region 3 VP

Peter Wright EBM, Patty Rout 1st V.P & Claire Rowett Region 3 VP

Jobs first Poster-TorontoUmbrella9 May 2009 Oshawa

Where better to launch their Jobs First Rally than in Oshawa. Cries of” E I fix it “and” Protect Pensions” could be heard over the patter of rain drops. OPSEU was well represented and we joined our voices with the manufacturing sector in the call to get the government in Ottawa and Queen’s Park to take action to support the workers. Link to photos of the Rally

OPSEU Article

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13 June 2009 at 1pm

See you there

Speaking out for Good Jobs in our Community

Speaking out for Good Jobs in our Community

OPSEU Joins the CLC Rally 13 June 2009


Jobs First!

It’s time to protect pensions.

It’s time to fix E.I.


It ’s time to protect people

instead of profits for the banks!

Downtown Toronto at Metro Hall
go to King Street
between University Ave. and John St.
Saturday, June13th
Rally starts at 1:00 p.m.

Click here to download poster for Toronto Rally

1,000,000 hits for Local 369 web site


The honour of being the first website in Region 3 to receive 1,000,000 hits goes to Central North Correctional Center. The site is powered by Joomba and includes a chat room and secure backroom communications centre. Congratulations to Local 369