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October 27, 2017

Thank you!

October 20, 2017

Your bargaining team continues to work hard as we near our initial pass with the employer. A number of outstanding housekeeping issues have been addressed, and we look forward to finalizing our opening position.

October 13, 2017

Your corrections bargaining team reconvened after the Thanksgiving holiday on Monday. We have continued to work on our standalone collective agreement (CA), putting the final touches in place. This included reviewing the employer’s draft submissions for the proposed CA.

October 13, 2017

There has been much debate in the news, social media and social service reports on segregation/solitary confinement and interest groups, such as the Ontario Ombudsman’s office, have been calling to abolish or strictly limit the use of segregation in Ontario and Canada’s correctional institutions.

October 6, 2017

LockTalk is back! This is the bargaining team’s official, weekly communiqué to the Correctional Bargaining Unit members. Look for a new LockTalk every Friday afternoon on this website.

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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.

Information

As part of a recent settlement between OPSEU and the Ontario Government, it was agreed that the Short Term Sickness Plan (STSP) for OPSEU members in the Ontario Public Service (OPS) will revert to
Belle River's privately operated ServiceOntario centre has just shut down. It's the second time in four years. This cannot keep happening.

Pensions and Benefits

May 20, 2016
Appealing OPS Denied Benefit Claims What insured benefits can I appeal? Supplementary Health and Hospital Insurance Dental
March 24, 2016
Under the new OPS collective agreement, if employees on Long Term Income Protection (LTIP) have both a minimum of 30 years of pension credit and are eligible to retire to an unreduced
December 10, 2015
On Feb. 18, 2014, the provincial Liberal government announced that effective Jan. 1, 2017, the eligibility criteria for post-retirement benefits were changing for retired public service employees.

Services correctionnels en état de crise

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