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March 27, 2019

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says he will expect the Ford government’s first budget to include significant measures to repair Ontario’s badly neglected corrections system.

March 25, 2019

CTV News London filed a video report on the intolerable situation at Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre. Says OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas: "The Tories in opposition and during the election campaign made a lot of promises to our corrections folks.

March 6, 2019

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey)Thomas is quoted in a Toronto Sun article about correctional officers rep

March 5, 2019

About 200 OPSEU Corrections members who work at the Toronto South Detention Centre refused non essential work on Monday, March 4, after a group of workers was attacked over the weekend, sending two to hospital.

March 5, 2019

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is challenging Premier Doug Ford to join him for a tour of the Toronto South Detention Centre after a number of correctional officers were assaulted.

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.


Pensions and Benefits

December 21, 2016
OPSEU members with less than 10 years’ service in the OPTrust pension plan will now be eligible to purchase alternate post-retirement benefits under a new agreement signed between the union and the
November 17, 2016
OPSEU has published a new Q&A about post-retirement benefits for members of the OPTrust pension plan. Click here to read the full document.
November 17, 2016
Questions and answers about post-retirement benefits for OPSEU members in the OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) pension plan

Services correctionnels en état de crise

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