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Crisis in Corrections


January 4, 2018
Toronto – Correctional and youth justice workers from across Ontario will give back to their communities on January 8.
December 21, 2017
For decades, the Ontario government has neglected our correctional facilities. As a result, there is a constant threat to the safety of inmates and staff.
December 7, 2017
Toronto – A recent CBC story on inmate deaths at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC) in London overlooked the systemic issues that caused them, the union representing Ontario correctional o
November 15, 2017
Toronto – Ontario correctional services staff began negotiations this morning for their stand-alone collective agreement with the Ontario government.
October 13, 2017
There has been much debate in the news, social media and social service reports on segregation/solitary confinement and interest groups, such as the Ontario Ombudsman’s office, have been calling to

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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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