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Ontario Public Service - Corrections

Latest News

May 6, 2019

We pay tribute to the incredible job that workers in Ontario’s corrections system perform day in and day out, 365 days a year.

April 27, 2019

Thunder Bay - OPSEU is relieved the Ontario government is proceeding with building a desperately needed new correctional facility in Thunder Bay, but disappointed the private sector is involved.

April 17, 2019

The St. Catherine's Standard reports: "They are kicked, punched, bitten and struck. Taken away by ambulance.

April 5, 2019

On December 5, 2017, your bargaining team met with the employer to initiate issues bargaining. The union insisted that the initial stages would only deal with non-monetary issues.

April 3, 2019

An aging facility, inadequate mental health training are serious problems in North Bay - union.

Thomas addresses media on corrections crisis ahead of budget

Bi-Ministry Employer Relations Committee (BMERC)

Chair

Chris Jackel (SolGen) Local 369
Work: 705.549.9470
E: cmjackel.corr.merc@gmail.com

Vice-Chair

Peter Harding (MCCSS) Local 337
Work: 905.372.5451
E: pharding@live.ca

Member

Chad Oldfield (SolGen) Local 234
Work: 905.878.8141
E: chadaoldfield@gmail.com

Glenna Caldwell (MCCSS) Local 302
Work: 905.429.7139
E: glencald@hotmail.com

Sandra Harper (OPSEU)
Work: 416.570.5071
E: sharper@opseu.org

Who we are, how the committee works, and links to committee Minutes Learn more...

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.

Events

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 (All day)
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 5:00pm

Pensions and Benefits

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.
February 16, 2017
Toronto – Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk is “100 per cent correct” when she says the provincial government has no unfettered right to count public employees’ pension funds as government asset

Services correctionnels en état de crise

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