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April 16, 2014

On April 3, 2014, Community and Social Services Minister Ted McMeekin announced that there would be no merger of Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Ontario Works (OW) programs.

April 14, 2014

TORONTO - The union representing Ontario’s front-line correctional officers says that it appears the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) is gearing up for a strike in "significant fashion" despite the fact they are months away from contract negotiations.

April 7, 2014

TIMMINS – The province’s labour inspectors are calling on the Ministry of Labour to begin taking action on a five-year-old report that would see inspectors given proper updated training in order to keep Ontario workers safe on the job.

March 14, 2014

On March 22, 2014 help send Kathleen Wynne and the Ontario Liberals a pre-election message. Join the Raise the Rates Campaign, OPSEU and our labour & community allies for a Rally against Austerity.

February 26, 2014

TORONTO — Students at the province's five schools for the deaf, blind, blind-deaf, and severely-learning disabled will receive 96 fewer hours of support per school year starting in September, says the union representing staff at these schools.

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.


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Services correctionnels en état de crise

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