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January 5, 2016

The union for jail guards and probation officers will meet with the Ontario government Friday in a last-ditch attempt at reaching a contract deal ahead of a looming strike date.

December 24, 2015

TORONTO – Ontario Correctional workers will be in a legal strike or lockout position on January 10, 2016 at 12:01 a.m.

December 24, 2015

OPSEU members in the Correctional Bargaining Unit can expect to be in a legal strike or lockout position on January 10, 2016 at 12:01 a.m.

December 24, 2015

​What began as concerns over Ontario’s correctional services system is heading to a crisis. On my recent visit to Northern Ontario, I had the opportunity to visit the Thunder Bay District Jail.

December 23, 2015

Before OPSEU president Warren (Smokey) Thomas went on a tour of the jail in Thunder Bay on December 14, he addressed the member's concerns. He was joined by OPSEU Local 737 President Mike Lundy and Thunder Bay Mayor Keith Hobbs.

Thomas addresses media on corrections crisis ahead of budget

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Friday, May 15, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:45pm
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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...