Showing 29 results

Archival description
OPSEU - Local 596
Print preview View:

Collective Agreements

Series contains Contracts between OPSEU 596 and the Ryerson University Board of Governor and Memoranda of Settements of outstanding contract items.


This file contains Notices of OPSEU events, 1 ticket to OPSEU Holiday Dinner/Dance Party, memorandums, pamphlets, and an example of a mourning arm band members were asked to wear in solidarity with The Canadian Union of Education Workers protesting the proposed layoffs of instructors.


The Unionist

This file contains The Unionist, a Newsletter of OPSEU Local 596.


File consists of memoranda, notices, and emails of the following committees:
Union Health & Safety Committee
Social Committee
Social Justice Committee

OPSEU Staff Recognition and Development Conference / Staff Star Award / Annual OPSEU Staff Learning Event

The records in this series consists of the OPSEU Staff Star Award and conference, and the subsequent OPSEU Staff Learning Event which replaced the former in 2014. The university, in developing more wide-ranging awards in 2012, cancelled faculty and staff awards including the OPSEU award and created the OPSEU Staff Learning Event.

The series consists of announcements, nomination forms, brochures, programs, and award winners.

Joint Union-Management Advisory Committee on Staff Training and Development

Annual OPSEU Staff Learning Event

The OPSEU 596 staff learning event offering a morning workshop replaced the full-day Recognition and Development Conference in 2014. The OPSEU Staff Star Award was discounted and replaced by staff awards honoured at the annual Ryerson Awards Night, as of 2012.

The file consists of announcements of the Staff Learning Event.


Joint benefits survey

OPSEU Joint Benefits Survey was held in conjunction with Human Resources in an attempt to find ways to reduce the costs of the benefits program. The survey was conducted by an independent human resources consulting firm, Mercer, via an on-line survey site, Zoomerang. The survey was open to OPSEU members from March 3-17, 2009.

People First survey correspondence

The People First Survey was conducted by the Human Relations department in 2012 with agreement by OPSEU Local 596. The file consisted related correspondence to union members, including subsequent Human Resources actions resulting from the survey.