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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.

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.

August 24, 2017

Toronto – The President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is calling on Corrections Minister Marie-France Lalonde to intervene with ministry bureaucrats who continue to stall on plans to conduct full institutional searches of the system’s correctional facilities.

August 16, 2017

Opioid overdoses are on the rise in Ontario prisons, and correctional officers are doing what they can to protect themselves.

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Pensions and Benefits

December 10, 2015
On Feb. 18, 2014, the provincial Liberal government announced that effective Jan. 1, 2017, the eligibility criteria for post-retirement benefits were changing for retired public service employees.
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
January 26, 2010
Attention OPSEU Pension Trust Members: January 26, 2010