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August 16, 2017

Opioid overdoses are on the rise in Ontario prisons, and correctional officers are doing what they can to protect themselves.

August 15, 2017

OPSEU is demanding that the government act immediately to improve living conditions at North Bay Jail in the wake of a riot Saturday evening that lasted about nine hours.

August 14, 2017

North Bay – The provincial government must replace aging facilities and boost spending on treatment for prisoners with mental health issues if it truly wants to prevent violent incidents like the riot at the North Bay Jail this past weekend, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) said

August 14, 2017

Media reports indicate that a riot broke out damaging a number of rooms and one correctional officer was allegedly taken to hospital. Steve White, President of OPSEU Local 616, blames a lack of funding for situations escalating like this one did.

July 28, 2017

Today, Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU, sent the following letter to the Honourable Marie-France Lalonde, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, regarding recent media attention focused on the Central North Correctional Centre.


July 27, 2017

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Ministry Employee Relations Committees (MERC) Team Listing

MERC Information including MERC Committee Members, MERC Chairs Meeting Minutes, Action Form, Divisional Minutes, and MERC Team Disclosures.

Information

Province-wide contracts
The purpose of the Joint Employment Stability Sub-committee (JESS) is to facilitate discussion between the employer and OPSEU on matters pertaining to layoff, displacement and recall as set out in

Bargaining

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 2:45pm
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, June 22, 2017 (All day)
Monday, June 12, 2017 (All day)

Events

Saturday, May 27, 2017 (All day)
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, June 22, 2017 (All day)

Services correctionnels en état de crise

Latest News, Events and Information on the Crisis in Corrections, including Strike Training information, etc. Read more...

Pensions and Benefits

June 22, 2017
Three of the jointly-sponsored pension plans that OPSEU members belong to are looking for members to take on the important and fascinating work of being a pension plan trustee.
June 22, 2017
The OPSEU Pension Liaison Committee invites you, or someone you know, to get involved with the OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) by applying to be a union trustee.
June 19, 2017
All OPSEU-represented employees in the Ontario Public Sector (OPS) will soon have the option of having their insurance carrier pay most of their dental claim directly, rather than waiting to be rei
May 11, 2017
Further to the settlement with the
March 13, 2017
The pension plan for current and former OPSEU members in the Ontario Public Service, the LCBO, and other agencies is fully funded and has been so for eight years in a row.