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January 22, 2016

On February 25, all OPSEU members in the OPS will be paid the 1.4 per cent lump sum that was negotiated in both the Unified agreement and the Corrections agreement.

January 13, 2016

(TORONTO) – Warren (Smokey) Thomas says his invitation to take Deb Matthews on a tour of the Toronto South or Elgin-Middlesex detention centres stands.

January 12, 2016

The community safety ministry is defying orders to protect probation and parole officers from weapons, according to inspection documents obtained by the Citizen.The papers document a two-year struggle by a Ministry of Labour inspector to have his orders to the corrections ministry on wor

January 12, 2016

(TORONTO) – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is asking the Ontario government to give to charities the furniture and provisions it had purchased for managers and replacement workers in its dispute with correctional officers.

January 9, 2016

The collective agreement signed today at 4:20 a.m. between OPSEU and the Government of Ontario begins a new era in bargaining for correctional services.

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.


Monday, June 15, 2015 (All day)
Monday, June 15, 2015 - 12:00pm
Friday, June 12, 2015 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Thursday, June 11, 2015 (All day)


President Warren (Smokey) Thomas calls on the Premier to withdraw the section of the government's budget bill that will enable the privatization of ServiceOntario
For all of our ServiceOntario brothers and sisters who have an opportunity to attend a “Town Hall Meeting” or a “Breakfast with Bob” event, here a couple of questions you may want to ask Mr.
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas’ demand that ServiceOntario remain in public hands was formally read into the official record of Ontario’s Legislative Assembly on May 15.


Friday, February 20, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Services correctionnels en état de crise

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