2016 OPSEU 330 Bursary

Every year OPSEU 330 sponsors a number of bursaries to support post secondary education. The form to apply is located here. It is due in the office by Noon, November 30th.

If you have any questions, please contact the office, or the email address on the form.



GMM Report

Good Evening OPSEU Members:               

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone that gave up their evening last night to attend the General Membership Meeting. Several Local updates were shared throughout the meeting and a summary of highlights from the meeting will be forthcoming, for those who were unable to attend.

Our membership voted for and elected our Local Executive for 2017-2018, Local Bargaining team, and Regional Meeting delegates/alternates.

Congratulations and Welcome to your new Local 330 Executive, effective Jan 1, 2017.

A special thanks to our staff rep Alex, and Region 3 Executive Board Member Sara Labelle for conducting the elections.
In Solidarity,
Kelly Martin

Executive 2017-2018 Local Bargaining Team
President - Kelly Martin Kelly Martin - EA/Elementary
Vice-President 1st - Andrea Gordon Sandra Cadeau - EA/Secondary
Vice-President 2nd - Sandra Cadeau Andrea Gordon - Other Groups
Chief Steward - Jason Barker Penny Lowes - Clerical/Secondary
Treasurer - Dan Taylor Linda Parsons - Clerical/Elementary
Secretary - Linda Parsons  
Steward South - Val Fraser Acclaimed Alternates
Steward West - Donna Caissie Lesley Gagnon - Clerical/Secondary
Steward Central - Bonnie Eddy Harold Orton - EA/Secondary
Steward Central - Kris Kaiserling Jason Barker - Other Groups
Steward Central - Bruce Askey  
Steward North - Siobhan Campbell *Due to the loss of quorum, elections for the
  remaining alternate positions were not completed.













"ONE ON ONE" - Understanding Your Pension

OPSEU 330 is once again hosting an opportunity for members to meet one on one with a representative from OMERS to discuss your pension.  If you're thinking of retiring, or are interested in understanding your pension, see the attached flyer for more information and register for your spot. The “One to One” Sessions are being held on Nov 19, 2016 at our local office, at 80 Bradford St, Suite 104, Barrie, ON. Limited spaces available.

We have tried to schedule a group “Understanding Your Pension” and a benefits after retirement presentation, however OMERS is unable to give us dates until the New Year. Please watch for information in 2017!

Reminder - General Membership Meeting

This is a reminder that one week from tonight, October 24th, we will be having a General Membership Meeting at Eastview Secondary School in Barrie.
More information can be found on the flyer, and we are including the brochure of declared candidates.
More candidates can be nominated from the floor of the meeting to run for a position.
Meeting registration starts at 5:30 with pizza available!
We hope to see you all there!


Reminder - General Membership Meeting

Reminder of our General Membership Meeting, October 24th at Eastview Secondary School, Barrie.
Please see the linked flyer for the agenda for the evening. The meeting will include, Elections for your 2017-2018 Stewards and Local Executive.
Schools will receive the Election Brochure this week of those who have declared themselves as candidates for positions on the Executive.
Members wishing to run for a Steward position and who are not captured in the brochure are will be able to be nominated and run at the meeting.
Thank you for your continued support for your local executive! Hope to see you all there!


Save the Date! GMM - October 24th 2016

Save the Date for our Fall General Membership Meeting - October 24th 2016 at Eastview Secondary School. More info to follow about topics of discussion, but this year is an election year!


Rally for Decent Work - October 1st

Saturday October 1st at Queen's Park in Toronto, The Ontario Federation of Labour is hosting the "Decent Work for All" Rally. For more information on this rally, check out the flyer!

PD Clarification

Just as a follow up/clarification to our PD post on Wednesday September 7th, The PD Opportunities between OPSEU 330 and The Gilbert Centre are one day events. We are lucky enough to offer the session twice so that we can enable 200 members to attend. Please only register for a single day.


Professional Development Opportunity

Information about our upcoming PD opportunities on the two PD days, October 21st, or November 18th 2016. This is a professional development opportunity put forward by your local in association with The Gilbert Centre. More information can be found on the flyer (linked here). Registration opens Monday September 12th at 4 pm.


Welcome Back Everyone!

I hope everyone enjoyed their summer, and that you had plenty of rest and relaxation and that you are refreshed and ready to go!

We are starting the 2016-2017 school year with some good news. We have received our first raise from our 2014-2017 contract on September 1st, of 1%. This should be reflected in your payroll portal for the next pay, which is Friday September 9th, 2016. Our next raise will be in February of 2017, of .5%.


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