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October 20, 2017

Your bargaining team continues to work hard as we near our initial pass with the employer. A number of outstanding housekeeping issues have been addressed, and we look forward to finalizing our opening position.

October 13, 2017

Your corrections bargaining team reconvened after the Thanksgiving holiday on Monday. We have continued to work on our standalone collective agreement (CA), putting the final touches in place. This included reviewing the employer’s draft submissions for the proposed CA.

October 13, 2017

There has been much debate in the news, social media and social service reports on segregation/solitary confinement and interest groups, such as the Ontario Ombudsman’s office, have been calling to abolish or strictly limit the use of segregation in Ontario and Canada’s correctional institutions.

October 6, 2017

LockTalk is back! This is the bargaining team’s official, weekly communiqué to the Correctional Bargaining Unit members. Look for a new LockTalk every Friday afternoon on this website.

On October 2, your bargaining team served the employer with notice to bargain.

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.

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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

Events

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