As per OPSEU policy, OPSEU members at the LCBO who currently receive a percentage in lieu of benefits in their pay are eligible to enroll for limited benefits under the OPSEU Joint Trusteed Benefit Fund – known as the OJTBF for short. These benefits will be available to members in the event of a strike at the LCBO.
Please find attached three documents:
Please note: OPSEU members at the LCBO who currently receive benefits from the employer do NOT need to sign up. As per OPSEU policy, OPSEU is currently negotiating with the employer the continuation of benefits in the event of a strike.
For the length of the strike, the OJTBF will be providing you with the following benefits:
Please return your completed Enrollment form to the OJTBF at:
OJTBF – Strike Benefits
6 Lansing Square, Suite 121
Toronto, ON M2J 1T5
To ensure that you are enrolled for benefits, complete the enrollment form as indicated below:
Please provide your contact information including a telephone number where we can reach you should we have any questions about your enrollment or claim.
Designate a beneficiary for the life insurance proceeds of your coverage. Provide the beneficiary’s surname, given name and indicate their relationship to you (i.e. daughter, spouse, etc.).
Note: if this section is left blank or unsigned when returned to SSQ, your beneficiary is deemed to be your ESTATE.
Indicate your coverage requirement; coverage for yourself only, or coverage for yourself, your spouse and/or your child(ren).
Sign and date that statements you have made are true in the Authorization section.To be eligible for strike benefits, you must complete and send this enrollment form to the OJTBF. You may send an electronic copy to firstname.lastname@example.org but the original must follow by mail.
If you incur claims during the strike, attach receipts to the Health Insurance Claim ts form and send it to the address shown below. All claims for expenses incurred during the strike, must be sent to SSQ no later than 2 months after the last day of the strike.
SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc.
Attention: Health Claims
110 Sheppard Ave E, Suite 500
Toronto, ON M2N 6Y8
Here is everything you need to get health benefits should we go on strike
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The bargaining team would like you to complete this survey. Your individual input is completely confidential. The overall provincial results will used in our bargaining campaign. Have your voice heard and fill out the survey. On behalf of the bargaining team, thank you!
Opseu locals across the province are holding information pickets. You can see a list of dates and locations at the following link
Local 376 is also having a picket. It will be on June 1, 2017 from 1130 to 330 pm. The picket will be held at store 346 in Woodbridge. The address is 7850 Weston Road (corner of Weston Road and Highway 7)
The more members that attend the better. This picket is to inform the public of our bargaining issues. The following information has been sent out by OPSEU as to what to say when picketing.
On casual work
On job security
Hope to see you there