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April 1, 2019

The Corrections Bargaining team met with the Employer and Arbitrator William Kaplan to try to resolve the outstanding issues that remain in dispute from this round of bargaining.

April 1, 2019

The province’s jail system is badly neglected, under resourced and dangerous for inmates and staff, its correctional officers say.

March 28, 2019

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas and First Vice-President/Treasurer Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida, corrections division leaders and a large number of correctional workers came to Queen’s Park on March 28, 2019, to meet with MPPs of all political stripes to discuss

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.

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Thomas addresses media on corrections crisis ahead of budget

Ministry Employee Relations Committees (MERC) Team Listing

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Pensions and Benefits

May 11, 2017
Further to the settlement with the
March 13, 2017
The pension plan for current and former OPSEU members in the Ontario Public Service, the LCBO, and other agencies is fully funded and has been so for eight years in a row.
February 16, 2017
Toronto – Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk is “100 per cent correct” when she says the provincial government has no unfettered right to count public employees’ pension funds as government asset

Services correctionnels en état de crise

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