Ontario Public Service
Press Release

Correctional officers to rally outside HWDC August 23

Publication Date

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 (All day)

(HAMILTON) – Correctional officers from across Ontario will rally Aug. 23 on the grounds outside the Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre in a show of support for more than 200 officers at the facility who are in a prolonged dispute with management over proposed disciplinary measures. The workers, represented by Local 248 of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, are challenging disciplinary measures the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services wants to impose on the correctional officers following a dispute over safety measures inside HWDC.

Details

Provincial correctional officers plan Aug. 23 rally outside Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre to protest ministry plan to discipline staff

Date: Thursday Aug. 23
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre, 165 Barton St. East, Hamilton

More information:
Stephen Smith
President, OPSEU Local 248
905-746-8800