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Ontario Public Service - Corrections

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May 4, 2018

As you are aware from LockTalk 16, your bargaining team exchanged monetary demands with the employer on April 20, 2018.

May 3, 2018

Monte Vieselmeyer, chair of the Ministry Employee Relations Committee (MERC) for Correctional Services, was a guest on CBC Radio’s Ontario Today on Thursday, May 3, from noon to 1 p.m., to speak about the alarmi

April 24, 2018

Gains made in non-monetary items

March 29, 2018

CBC News is reporting on the Crisis in Corrections, echoing OPSEU's calls for the government to take meaningful action. 

March 27, 2018

Toronto – The day before the government will table its 2018 Budget, OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas came to Queen’s Park to hammer home the critical need to make urgent and substantial investments in the province’s crumbling correctional system.

Thomas addresses media on corrections crisis ahead of budget

Bi-Ministry Employer Relations Committee (BMERC)

Chair

Chris Jackel (SolGen) Local 369
Work: 705.549.9470
E: cmjackel.corr.merc@gmail.com

Vice-Chair

Peter Harding (MCCSS) Local 337
Work: 905.372.5451
E: pharding@live.ca

Member

Chad Oldfield (SolGen) Local 234
Work: 905.878.8141
E: chadaoldfield@gmail.com

Glenna Caldwell (MCCSS) Local 302
Work: 905.429.7139
E: glencald@hotmail.com

Sandra Harper (OPSEU)
Work: 416.570.5071
E: sharper@opseu.org

Who we are, how the committee works, and links to committee Minutes Learn more...

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

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...