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We are the voice of the social work profession in Ontario, constantly striving to expand awareness of the value of social workers while advocating on behalf of the profession and the clients we serve.

Latest News

 Final Decision Made by Government on Pandemic Pay
(6/2/2020)
 
   The Ministry of Health sent out correspondence on this issue on May 27, 2020, stating that the government will not be expanding pandemic pay beyond those now deemed eligible.
 New & Innovative Structure to Support Local Member Engagement
(5/22/2020)
 
   We are so pleased to announce an exciting and innovative new structure to better support local member engagement across Ontario. This transformation was officially shared today as part of our Annual General Meeting
 Take Action! Advocate for Social Work Inclusion in Pandemic Pay Increase
(4/30/2020)
 
   OASW was disappointed to see that social workers on the frontline were excluded in eligible workplaces except for adult correctional facilities and youth justice facilities.
 OASW Engaging Government on Pandemic Pay for Front-Line Social Workers
(4/29/2020)
 
   On April 25, 2020, the Government of Ontario announced that it would be providing additional support for frontline workers fighting COVID-19...