There are many reasons to unionize with OCEU. OCEU/CUPE Local 1750 represents more than 3,500 employees of the WSIB and IHSA. We have an excellent track record of defending the rights of Health & Safety Association employees. Receive guidance from experienced union reps and specialized experts in research, education, communications, job evaluation,legal and actuary science to assist in achieving our goals.
Workers sign cards applying for membership in the union and authorizing the union to represent them in negotiations with their employer. There is no charge to sign a CUPE membership card in Ontario. The confidentiality of card signer information is protected by law. At no time during the process will your employer know whether you have signed.
The Ontario Labour Relations Act protects every employees’ right to join a trade union of their choice and participate in its lawful activities (s. 5).