“Today, we are demanding the federal and provincial governments, make health care a greater priority by increasing its funding, by ensuring the money is used properly and by investing in the people who save lives every day. Combined, these things will help save the entire system.” — Bert Blundon, NUPGE President

(2023-01-24)Read more

"After much hard work and consideration, we are proud to have this modern visual identity to represent our union. The new tagline — Unions for public good — sums up our mission: Unions coming together to make things better for all of us. That's what we, and our 425,000 members, do every day." — Bert Blundon, NUPGE President

(2023-01-22)Read more

Want to help fight for a better Ontario? Join the online event sponsored by the Ontario Federation of Labour. Save your spot by RSVPing at https://ofl.ca/event/eie-kickoff/.

(2023-01-19)Read more

"Whether they’re upselling or double billing, private clinics put profits first — and this move will undoubtedly hurt patients and the public health care system we all depend on. In these difficult times, we should be taking care of one another, not corporations and their shareholders." — JP Hornick, OPSEU/SEFPO President 

(2023-01-17)Read more

Show your solidarity for the workers who have been unfairly suspended by the Family and Children's Services of Renfrew Country! 

(2023-01-09)Read more

Toronto (08 Dec. 2022) — The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/SEFPO/NUPGE) and BloodWatch.org are calling on the provincial government to investigate the terms of an undisclosed agreement between Canadian Blood Services (CBS) and the multi-national pharmaceutical giant Grifols. Their call is supported by MPP France Gélinas, the NDP health critic.

(2022-12-08)Read more

"We're thrilled with the success of this conference. The feedback we're hearing is that participants didn't want the sessions to end and want a longer conference next time. In our books, that's a great indication for future conferences." ― Bert Blundon, NUPGE President

(2022-11-29)Read more

"We are where the power in this province resides. They might only be coming for education workers now, but when you come for one of us, you come for all of us. Let this last week be an example — workers united will shut this province down whenever we need to." — JP Hornick, OPSEU/SEFPO President

(2022-11-08)Read more

“The legislation introduced in Ontario and invoking the notwithstanding clause are an attack on all working people in Canada. The National Union is strongly committed to supporting CUPE and OPSEU/SEFPO in their fight and to standing up against this attack.” — Bert Blundon, NUPGE President

(2022-11-01)Read more

“This agreement puts us on a clear path to improving the working conditions of Ontario college faculty and the learning conditions of Ontario college students. It’s a testament to what our members can achieve when they stand up for their needs and their students’ needs.” — JP Hornick, OPSEU/SEFPO President

(2022-09-26)Read more

"Forcing these workers on strike as they try to negotiate their first contract just shows they had a good reason to unionize. We need them to hear us loud and clear: get back to the table now! These workers deserve a fair deal." - Bert Blundon, NUPGE President

(2022-09-20)Read more

“We’ve taken our fight to the courts, and we’re taking it to the streets too — to build our solidarity and support the fight for fair collective bargaining, decent work and high-quality public services." — JP Hornick, OPSEU/SEFPO President

(2022-09-12)Read more

“It is unconscionable that the TSSA is willing to compromise the public safety of all Ontarians rather than provide safety inspectors with fair working conditions." — JP Hornick, OPSEU/SEFPO President

(2022-07-25)Read more

"John led a life in service to people with disabilities, fighting for recognition and equity. His work at NUPGE helped inspire our members, and others in the labour movement, to work for fairness and to break down barriers. His commitment was unwavering, and we are all better for his efforts. We will miss him." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

(2022-04-26)Read more

"Under the cover of emergency preparedness and worker retention, this government is setting a dangerous precedent by sidelining both the union and the collective agreement, which are there to protect workers." — JP Hornick, OPSEU/SEFPO President

(2022-04-25)Read more

New leadership wins with campaigns focused on change, renewal and inclusion.

(2022-04-19)Read more

“There are a lot of heroic public sector workers on the front lines of this pandemic, but none more heroic than paramedics." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU/SEFPO President

(2022-03-28)Read more

“We’re just looking for decent compensation so we can provide properly for our families. A lot of us are working 2, 3 jobs to keep bread on the table. It’s time LifeLabs shared some of their profits with the people making the company successful.” — Mahmood Alawneh, Bargaining Team Chair at LifeLabs 

(2022-03-17)Read more

You can help us to achieve better by sending a letter to your college president to demand more #Time4Students: 

(2022-02-08)Read more