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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.

December 21, 2015

 OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says his members in correcitonal services don't want to walk off the job, but they're prepared to do so if necessary, the Toro

December 18, 2015

On the heels of an energized all-presidents’ meeting last night, your Corrections bargaining team brought a clear and unified message to the table today: There is a crisis in Corrections. If our employer isn’t serious about bargaining, then we’re ready to walk.

December 18, 2015

TORONTO – The union representing 6,000 provincial correctional workers has called for a “no board” report to set a legal strike or lockout deadline in stalled contract talks with the Wynne government.

December 18, 2015

OPSEU Correctional staff in the Ontario Public Service would rather have their own stand-alone bargaining unit, the results of a province-wide consultation say.

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.


Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 (All day)
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 (All day)


PowerPoint Presentations OPS members at Convention heard detailed presentations on bargaining, the 2012 Ontario Budget and the OPS campaign
Bargaining for our new contract starts on Tuesday, November 13.


Wednesday, February 11, 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...