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Ebola Hazard Update

Ebola Hazard Update


This Ebola Health Hazard information for OPSEU members is provided to supplement information from Public Health Ontario, Ministry of Health and Long-term Care (MOHLTC), and the Public Health Agency of Canada, and explains your rights under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. OPSEU will provide continuing updates as they become available. Read more...

News

August 22, 2012
(HAMILTON) – Correctional officers from across Ontario will rally Aug.
August 20, 2012
(HAMILTON) – Negotiations over a return-to-work protocol at Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre have stalled over management’s demand that correctional officers be disciplined and absorb a ‘no work
August 3, 2012
(LONDON) – Despite an agreement between management and employees at Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre on a general release of inmates following a week of violent disturbances and weapon searches, co
July 11, 2012
LONDON – Five days of escalating inmate tensions inside the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre is putting the health and safety of correctional officers at risk, says the union that represents staff
June 12, 2012
In a letter to the Executive Director of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police, MERC chair Dan Sidsworth asks for support in pursuing charges against offenders who threaten or assault correct
March 28, 2012
The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) has been advised that on March 28, 2012, the Board of Directors of the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) will consider a mo
February 2, 2012
TORONTO — Correctional officers working at the new Toronto Intermittent Centre on Horner Avenue are warning that the lack of standard operating procedures at the jail will lead to serious injuries
September 27, 2011
Ontario Ombudsman’s Special Report on Use of Force in MCSCS Institutional Services
August 17, 2011
The union representing provincial correctional officers is prepared to work with Ontario’s ombudsman in his investigation of the complaints procedure inside jails with the goal of addr
April 21, 2011
On Monday, April 18, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas met with the Standing Committee on Social Policy to outline our grave concerns with Bill 160.
April 8, 2011
Bill 160 is meant to amend the Occupational Health and Safety Act to bring about the recommendations of the Expert Panel, but it needs a serious reworking if it is to achieve those aims.