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Crisis in Corrections


March 6, 2019
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey)Thomas is quoted in a
March 5, 2019
About 200 OPSEU Corrections members who work at the Toronto South Detention Centre refused non essential work on Monday, March 4, after a group of workers was attacked over the weekend, sending two
March 5, 2019
Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is challenging Premier Doug Ford to join him for a tour of the Toronto South Detention Centre after a number of correctional officers were assaulted
February 23, 2019
Toronto – Correctional workers gave back to their local communities this past week during their second annual Corrections Cares About Communities event.
February 15, 2019
For the second year in a row, correctional workers across Ontario will give back to their communities.

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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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