OPSEU Local 415 Steward Nominations

Our bylaws have been amended so that Local 415 will have even-year spring elections moving forward  — that is when a general election will be held for all stewards and officers of our Local. There are a number of current steward vacancies to fill, so we are running a steward by-election now. The term of […]

Blood and Water Screening

Did you miss the screening of Blood and Water on Nov 2? No problem! This link will allow you to watch this moving ~20-minute documentary by Layla Staats. We are also still accepting personal hygiene products for our donation drive for Neskantaga First Nation Community.

REMINDER: Tomorrow’s Blood and Water Screening & Local 415 Donation Campaign

“We have on this land all of that which makes life worth living.”— Mahmoud Darwish This is a reminder of tomorrow’s virtual screening of Layla Staat’s Blood and Water documentary. See you at 7 p.m Thursday: sign up here. Many donations for the Neskantaga First Nation have already been delivered to A207a. Please drop off […]

Nov 2 Blood And Water Screening & Donation Campaign

“We have on this land all of that which makes life worth living.”— Mahmoud Darwish At Local 415, we are committed to making the promise of Truth and Reconciliation real. This commitment goes beyond words — our actions speak louder. We refuse to become numb to what is happening around us. Everyone deserves clean drinking […]

Neskantaga First Nation Donation Drive

Join Local 415’s donation drive for personal hygiene products (shower gel, shaving razors, shampoo, etc.) for the Neskantaga First Nation Community. The 400 people who live in this Ojibwe community have been under a boil water advisory for the past 10,450 days and counting. Donations of personal hygiene products can be dropped off in A207a […]

SWF Open House

All Local 415 members are invited to drop by our union office (A207a) on Monday, October 16 between 11-3 to discuss any questions related to your SWF. Do your class size projections line up with your actual class sizes? Have you wondered about the factors for preparation and evaluation? Do you have a sense of […]

OPSEU Local 415 Open House Invitation

Mark your calendars with Local 415’s Open House on Thursday, September 14 between 2:30-7 p.m. During the Open House, you will have a chance to see the new faculty union office, A207a, enjoy cupcakes, and chat with your union executive and various LEC members.  Place:  OPSEU Local 415 Office, A207aTime:  Thursday, September 14 from 2:30-7 […]

General Membership Meeting – August 31, 2023

Please join us Thursday, August 31 from 11 AM to 1 PM in room T119 or virtually for our General Membership Meeting (GMM). You will find the meeting agenda here. At the meeting, we will provide an update on local and provincial matters, vote on new proposed bylaws, as well as proceed with elections to […]

Notice of GMM and Proposed New Local Bylaws

At our next General Membership Meeting (GMM), scheduled for August 31st at 11 A.M., we will be voting on new Local 415 Bylaws. Please find attached here our New Proposed Draft Bylaws for your consideration. The current Local 415 Bylaws can be found here. If you have any questions, please reach out to us before or […]

June 2023 – Local Lines is out!

The June 2023 edition of Local Lines – our Local 415 newsletter – is now available.  Many thanks to all who contributed to this issue. In solidarity, Jordan BerardLocal 415 Steward and Local Lines Editor