Local 475 of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) proudly represents over 750 medical laboratory technologists and technicians who perform vital work in 16 hospitals within the Champlain Local Integrated Health Network (LHINs). On April 1, 2012, our members transferred to the Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA), an integrated hospital laboratory organization encompassing the operation of 19 laboratories within the LHIN – spanning from Deep River in the north, to Barry's Bay in the west, and Cornwall to the east . Local 475 is one of 90 OPSEU Locals within Region 4. Together our region represents more than 20,000 workers.
The first Executive of Local 475 was elected Nov. 3, 2012.