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Crisis in Corrections


September 25, 2018
The overcrowding and understaffing that OPSEU correctional members have been warning about for years led to the Sept.
August 13, 2018
The President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), Warren (Smokey) Thomas, is hailing correctional officers at Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC) for their swift response on
May 10, 2018
From May 7 to 13, 2018, Ontario is observing the province’s second annual Correctional Services Staff Recognition Week.
May 3, 2018
Monte Vieselmeyer, chair of the Ministry Employee Relations Committee (MERC) for Correctional Services, was a guest on
March 29, 2018
CBC News is reporting on the Crisis in Corrections, echoing OPSEU's calls

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Table Talk

August 24, 2016
In Table Talk 49, your correctional bargaining team informed you that the employer had written to confirm
June 10, 2016
In Table Talk 48, your correctional bargaining team informed you that the arbitrator had made a wa
May 26, 2016
Arbitrator Kevin Burkett has awarded a three per cent special wage adjustment for correctional staff, commencing January 1, 2017.
April 8, 2016
In Table Talk 46, we informed you that your correctional bargaining team had met with the mediato

Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President, OPSEU

Tom O’Neill, OPSEU Local 467, Chair, Corrections Bargaining Team

Monte Vieselmeyer, OPSEU Local 517, Chair, MCSCS Employee Relations Committee

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