The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) represents more than 130,000 workers public sector workers across Ontario. Our members work for the Ontario Public Service and the broader public service including health care, social services, education, the justice sector, the LCBO, Ontario Colleges, municipalities and more.
OPSEU has a long history, beginning with the establishment of the Civil Service Association of Ontario in 1911. The union is affiliated with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE).
As a trade union leader in human rights advocacy both locally and internationally, OPSEU has a mandate to represent the interests of the full breadth of our membership. Diversity is a core organizational value.
With 19 fully-staffed regional offices and 22 membership centres, OPSEU offers its members quality service across the province. More than 300 staff include specialists in bargaining, grievance-handling, pensions, benefits, health and safety, human rights, communications, campaigns, political lobbying, education and more.
OPSEU is Ontario’s union for changing times.