February 10-11 2018 is the Region 5 Educational weekend to be held at the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown. Hotel rooms and childcare are available, as well as meal and mileage expenses. Workshop topics include: Steward 1 and 2, Basic Grievance Handling, Building Community through Political Action, Dealing with Workplace Conflict, Duty to Accomodate: A Tool for Inclusive Workplaces, Health & Safety Level 3, and Mental Health: Challenging the Stigma in the Workplace. If you wish
Quick Link: Electronic Membership Application Are you new to collective bargaining / unions? The first thing you need to know is: just because you're in a bargaining unit position, that doesn't make you a union member! All employees occupying bargaining unit positions pay union dues. That is because the conditions of these positions have been negotiated by the union, and anyone who works in that position reaps the benefits of the collective agreement, whether they sign up as
Think something in your work area is being handled unfairly? Here are some tips to help get it sorted. Is it a Grievance? A grievance is a violation of the collective agreement by management - and that's all it is. A grievance cannot be filed on the actions of other staff or physicians (although in some cases one might grieve the way management handles these situations). The first step in grieving is always to look to the collective agreement. If you cannot find a violation o
Welcome to the new member website for OPSEU Local 566. Please come back for updates on Local events, meetings, and collective bargaining, as well as resources for navigating the collective agreement and connecting with your local executive committee and stewards. Please subscribe below with your confidential (not employee) email address to receive important updates and meeting notifications. Also be sure to join our member portal for access to meeting minutes, forms, and othe
Local 566 held Demand Set meeting on October 24th. Log into member portal to access meeting minutes. Bargaining team training to be held later this month so that bargaining can begin in the new year. Subscribe to our mailing list with your confidential (not employee) email for updates.