Local 475 Committees

Labour Management Committee

Consists of Local president, all local Vice-presidents and our OPSEU Staff Representitive

Responsible for the following:

Bringing forward your concerns to EORLA on a regular basis to come to an agreement on a go-forward basis.  This committee is intended to clarify differences in the Collective Agreement, Schedueling issues, and anyother concerns that are brought up. 

President - Melissa Coenraad
VP Reference East - Scott Melcher (appointed)
VP Reference West - Rob McKenzie
VP Central- Position Vacant
VP East- Lynn Atkinson (appointed)
VP West - Mike Wilson
Lynn Orzel - OPSEU Staff Representative

Bargaining Committee

Consists of the local president and 3 elected members and 2 alternates who step in when elected members can not attend meetings.

Responsible for the following:

To bargain the collective agreement with employer

Lynn Orzel-Bargaining Agent                                  
Melissa Coenraad-Chair
Jamieson Stanford 
Joanna Melesky
Jeff Eamer
Rita Kein
Ilda Paciocco

Communications Committee

Consists of the local president and three elected members

Responsible for the following:

Responsible for providing the membership with up to date information through Facebook page, website and direct membership emails.

Jeff Eamer
Julia Nulis
Elizabeth Pickles

Return to Work Committee

Consists of the local president and two elected members.

Responsible for the following:

Representing you during any of the following processes below.  If you have a meeting to attend and want your Union to attend please let us know and we will be happy to support you. 

Return to work meetings 
WSIB applications and appeals
Accommodation meetings
Melissa Coenraad
Paul Crete
Scott Melcher

Classification Committee

Consists of the Local President and two elected members.

Responsible for the following:

Classification of all positions across EORLA to ensure staff are classified properly according to job description, duties performed.  this includes any memebr who feels they are classified incorrectly based on job duties worked above their classification.

The Committee is currently working with EORLA on the Job description for each classification.  Once this is complete we will be comparing each classification and the 42 grievances for classification against the job discriptions to see if they are correctly classified.

Melissa Coenraad
Jeff Eamer
Rose Omole
Todd Ogilby (Altrenate)
Meetings Held
April 10, 2017 
February 8, 2017
January 25, 2017
November 25, 2016