Collective agreements

Your collective agreement sets out your rights and responsibilities at work.  If you have any concerns about your treatment, please talk to your steward or a member of the executive.


Our bylaws set out the rules for how our local democratically elects our representatives, and how it is run.

Health and safety

CUPE Ontario Health & Safety

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Myth buster: The truth about working with an insurance broker

If you’ve never worked with an insurance broker, you may have questions about what they do and how they are unique in the market place. Learn how OTIP insurance brokers advocate for thousands of members like you ensuring they make the right choice for their auto and home insurance needs.

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Move over: How to safely respond to emergency vehicles while driving

Seeing flashing lights approach you as you’re driving can be stressful. Some drivers panic and don’t effectively move out of the way, causing delays for emergency vehicles. The acronym “L.I.G.H.T.” will help you calmly and safely clear the way with five simple steps.

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How to avoid issues when submitting an insurance claim

At OTIP, members are our reason for being, and helping you protect the people and things that mean the most to you is what we do best. No one wants to be faced with unexpected obstacles during the claims process, and we strive to make it hassle free. To ensure you don’t run into any issues when submitting a home or auto insurance claim, review these tips.

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Fireplace safety tips for a cozy and safe winter

There’s nothing quite like cozying up by the fireplace on a cold winter’s evening. While many Canadians look forward to the warmth, light and ambiance that comes with a home fireplace, it’s important to practice proper fireplace safety. Review the following fireplace safety tips to ensure that you, your family and your home stay safe this season.

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Safety tips for outdoor patio heaters and fire elements

As the weather turns colder, many Canadians are looking to patio heaters and fire elements to stay warm while safely social distancing outside. However, if used incorrectly, these devices can cause fire damage to your home or harm a child.

Review these safety tips to ensure you and your loved ones stay safe while keeping warm outdoors this winter.

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Don’t make these 5 common renovation mistakes!

Renovating can make your home or office feel fresh, new and inviting. It’s an exciting opportunity to dream about your ideal space and make it a reality. If you’re going through the time, effort and expense to renovate, make sure you do it right the first time around by avoiding these five common mistakes.

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All permanent staff who are CUPE 5678 members have pensions negotiated through the OMERS pension plan.  If you have any concerns or questions, please talk to your steward or a member of the executive.

Your rights at work

Our job is to make sure that your rights at work are respected - but we can only help you if you let us know there's a problem.  Learn more about your rights at work: