Monthly Archives: June 2011

OPS members , check with your Local President. Are you ready for 14 July?

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OPSEU hosts an International Youth Day Event 11/12 August 2011

This is a friendly reminder that the deadline for applications to attend the International Youth Day is Midnight on Monday, June 27, 2011.  The application and information about the event can be found by clicking the attached link: http://www.opseu.org/committees/youth/international-youth-day-2011.htm.  Completed applications can be submitted by e-mail to equity@opseu.org, or faxed to (416)448-7417.

Please note that there has been a slight revision to the schedule.  Dinner on Thursday, August 11, 2011 and breakfast on Friday, August 12, 2011 will no longer be provided.

We are still looking for representation from Region 3.   Hope to see you there!

Link to the OPSEU website

Karen Marchesky

Secretary, Equity Unit

kmarchesky@opseu.org

Phone: (416) 443-8888 ext. 8790

Fax: (416) 448-7419

Put Kids First

On Wednesday June 1 OPSEU CAS members across the province delivered the message that vulnerable children shall be considered first when it comes to meeting the requirements of child protection work. Pictured below, members from York CAS Local 304 gathered in front of their agencies to erect workload sculptures representing a key obstacle workers face in their mandate to “Put Kids First.” CAS workers are asking the government to commit to a sector-wide job protection, an independent workload study in consultation with frontline workers and a committee to review and recommend policies to end all forms of workplace violence. For more information on the event follow the link: http://opseu.org/bps/cas/2011/news-june-1-2011.htm