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June 18, 2018

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling today’s announced government-wide hiring freeze by Doug Ford a ‘rookie mistake' that will ‘only harm the little guy.’

June 12, 2018

Your Correctional bargaining team’s first day of mediation concluded early June 4, as government negotiators arrived unprepared and failed to present an offer or brief.

June 5, 2018

Toronto – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) corrections team negotiating a new collective agreement is expressing anger with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services after government negotiators failed to submit a brief during mediation.

May 11, 2018

As a follow-up from our LockTalk 17, the team spent this past week at OPSEU Head Office preparing the necessary documents as we move closer to mediation/ arbitration.

May 4, 2018

Toronto – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) team representing correctional workers that is negotiating a first standalone collective agreement with the Ontario government has filed for conciliation with the Ministry of Labour.

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

Information

As part of a recent settlement between OPSEU and the Ontario Government, it was agreed that the Short Term Sickness Plan (STSP) for OPSEU members in the Ontario Public Service (OPS) will revert to
Belle River's privately operated ServiceOntario centre has just shut down. It's the second time in four years. This cannot keep happening.

Events

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 6:00am to Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 9:00pm

Pensions and Benefits

May 20, 2016
Appealing OPS Denied Benefit Claims What insured benefits can I appeal? Supplementary Health and Hospital Insurance Dental
March 24, 2016
Under the new OPS collective agreement, if employees on Long Term Income Protection (LTIP) have both a minimum of 30 years of pension credit and are eligible to retire to an unreduced
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.

Services correctionnels en état de crise

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