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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

July 20, 2017

On May 24, 2017, OPSEU and the Ontario government signed a memorandum of settlement (MoS) related to a policy grievance that a number of OPS employees had made regarding their progression through the salary grid.

July 4, 2017

Measures taken in recent months by the provincial government to improve conditions at the Ottawa jail have proven successful enough that they should be considered for all facilities in Ontario, according to the union for correctional officers.

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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.

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)

Information

Questions and answers about post-retirement benefits for OPSEU members in the OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) pension plan
Memorandum of Settlement Between: The Crown in Right of Ontario as represented by the Treasury Board Secretariat (“the Employer”) - and -

Pensions and Benefits

February 19, 2014
Responding to the Liberal attack on retiree benefits in the Ontario Public Service
December 3, 2013
Changes to OPS Dependent Life Insurance now implemented November 4, 2013
July 15, 2013
In the recent round of OPS negotiations the parties agreed to extend the Supplementary Health & Hospital and Dental benefits plans (as set out in Articles 39 and 40) to fixed-term employees (FX

Services correctionnels en état de crise

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