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September 12, 2013

The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) has reached an agreement with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services with respect to the nearly month-long health and safety dispute at Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre (HWDC).

August 27, 2013

Monday's announcement by the provincial government to keep the Sarnia Jail open is a victory for the community groups, including organized labour, that waged a two-year campaign to keep the facility open, says the union representing correctional officers.

August 13, 2013

What is happening?

Due to budget cuts, the Ministry of Natural Resources is restructuring how the ministry operates. It is changing its field structure, reducing over time the number of activities under legislation that require approval and re-organizing its divisions.

August 13, 2013

The implementation of a restructuring plan announced today by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources will require close monitoring to ensure that staff do not suffer job losses, says the president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union.

August 8, 2013

The Ontario Government paved the way for the crisis at Canada’s largest jail for youth, and it has the power to turn around the volatile and dangerous situation, says the union for staff there.

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