OPSEU 365 BBQ Thurs. May 31

Hello OPSEU Local 365 Members,

We are having our annual summer BBQ this month!

  • Date: Thursday, May 31 from 11 AM- 1 PM
  • Location: Student Centre

We will be celebrating Local 365 25th Anniversary as part of OPSEU and are hoping you can come out and join fellow support staff from our Peterborough and Durham campuses.

Elections for position Chief Steward this week

Hello Everyone,

Our Local OPSEU 365 is holding an election for the position of Chief Steward from two (2) nominees from within our Steward body. 

The 2 nominees are Karen Mauro and Rose Dunford—both long standing Trent employees, both with excellent Union experience!  Information on each candidate was emailed to Members--if you did not receive the email, let us know via or call extension 7557.

2018 Winter Staff Development Schedule

Memo from Human Resources: 

The 2018 Winter Staff Development Schedule is now available on the Human Resources website:

Space is limited and registration is required. If you have any questions, please let us know.

Thank you,


Danielle Hoogkamer, BBA, CHRL
Recruitment & Compensation Advisor
Human Resources | Trent University
P: 705-748-1011 ext. 7283

Contract-wise, Food Services Workers at Trent Have a Bit of a Raw Deal – But You Can Help Serve Up a Better One

Our campus cafeteria food workers are in negotiations with Compass Group and can use our support! 

Go to their website for more information on their demands and an online petition to send Compass Group and Trent University a message—

Post Secondary Studies Scholarship - Deadline: September 5, 2017

Purpose:  To identify a high school graduate who demonstrates an appreciation of the role of labour and provide them with monetary assistance to attend either Fleming College or Trent University.  Selection will be made from a pool of applicants to receive a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 to support them as they enter their first year of full-time post-secondary study. The scholarship will be awarded in honour of distinguished trade union activists who have made a significant contribution to the life and growth of the labour movement in Peterborough County.

OPSEU Local 365 Congratulates Heart of the Trent Winners!

OPSEU Local 365 extends its warmest congratulations to today’s winners at the Heart of the Trent:

Dana Gee
International Development Studies
Nancy Simmons Smith Staff Award of Excellence

Patricia Heffernan
Provost’s Award for Support Staff

Craig Cameron
Academic Advisor, Durham Campus
Service Award

Laurie Collette
Centre for Teaching & Learning
Service Award

Housing Services
Team Innovation Award

Centre for Teaching and Learning
Team Innovation Award