Mental health workers in Thunder Bay choose OPSEU

“More and more mental health care workers are realizing that OPSEU/NUPGE is the best choice for mental health care professionals." - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

graphic with saying "union yes" with a check markToronto (07 Sept. 2012) - On August 22, 2012 the 50 employees of the Canadian Mental Health Association-Thunder Bay voted to choose the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE) as their bargaining agent. The agency is committed to supporting individual recovery and promoting mental wellness within families and communities. The staff provide case management, as well as services and programs in crisis intervention and early psychosis intervention for the Thunder Bay area.

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says these newest members are a welcome addition to OPSEU’s mental health sector. “More and more mental health care workers are realizing that OPSEU/NUPGE is the best choice for mental health care professionals. We have the experience to get the best possible agreements for these members, and that’s why it is one of our fastest-growing sectors.”

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The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 340,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. NUPGE

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