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Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services

Latest News

September 8, 2017

Correctional officers at the Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay, Ontario say they're concerned about an increase in the amount of fentanyl getting inside the facility. In the past week, there have been two cases that sent five people to hospital.

March 10, 2017

The OPSEU collective agreement in the Ontario Public Service (OPS) expires on December 31, 2017. In preparation for bargaining, all OPSEU members in the OPS are invited to complete one of two 2017 demand-set surveys online. The survey will be live from February 23 to March 13, 2017.

March 9, 2017

Who is more qualified to speak for nurses in Ontario’s correctional system: the professionals who work day and night, seven days a week, to care for dangerous offenders – even at the risk of their lives?

February 21, 2017

Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU, sent the following letter to the editor of Toronto Life on February 17 regarding an article the magazine published online on February 1

February 16, 2017

The OPSEU Collective Agreement with the Ontario Public Service is expiring on December 31, 2017. That means we're starting a new round of negotiations this year.

Contacts

Information

Including Policy on Lateral Transfers
Questions and answers about strike pay for correctional workers in the event of a strike or lockout in the Ontario Public Service.
Questions and Answers for members of the Unified Bargaining Unit who work in correctional services

Bargaining

The OPSEU collective agreement in the Ontario Public Service (OPS) expires on December 31, 2017.
The OPSEU Collective Agreement with the Ontario Public Service is expiring on December 31, 2017. That means we're starting a new round of negotiations this year.
Thousands of OPSEU members took part in four recent telephone town halls for workers in the Ontario Public Service (OPS).
At its meeting on January 26, OPSEU’s Executive Board ratified the overwhelming choice of Unified members working in corrections workplaces to join the Correctional Bargaining Unit.

Events

Saturday, May 27, 2017 (All day)
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 2:30pm to Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 9:00pm