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December 21, 2018

Toronto – Until this week, Ontario’s most violent correctional institutions had a full-time local union health and safety co-chair. But from now on, Toronto South Detention Centre and the Central East Detention Centre in Lindsay will have to get by without these full-time positions.

December 13, 2018

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is warning Premier Doug Ford that he must replenish the ranks of frontline workers in the Ontario Public Service (OPS), which have been cut to the bone under previous governments.

November 7, 2018

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says the enthusiasm he saw at the OPS Divisional Meeting over the November 2-4 weekend makes him all the more confident that the union is ready to take on Doug Ford.

November 2, 2018

Second day of mediation now completed

In our last edition of LockTalk, published in June, we spoke of our first day of mediation. Our second day of mediation took place on November 1.

September 25, 2018

The overcrowding and understaffing that OPSEU correctional members have been warning about for years led to the Sept.

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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

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

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...