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Ontario Public Service - Corrections

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August 13, 2018

The President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), Warren (Smokey) Thomas, is hailing correctional officers at Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC) for their swift response on finding seven inmates who had simultaneously overdosed on August 9.

June 21, 2018

Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives have put the public service on a hiring freeze and are halting all discretionary government spending until after the party takes office and can audit the province’s books.

June 18, 2018

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling today’s announced government-wide hiring freeze by Doug Ford a ‘rookie mistake' that will ‘only harm the little guy.’

June 12, 2018

Your Correctional bargaining team’s first day of mediation concluded early June 4, as government negotiators arrived unprepared and failed to present an offer or brief.

June 5, 2018

Toronto – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) corrections team negotiating a new collective agreement is expressing anger with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services after government negotiators failed to submit a brief during mediation.

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Thomas addresses media on corrections crisis ahead of budget

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

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

Events

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 5:00pm
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, June 22, 2017 (All day)

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

Services correctionnels en état de crise

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