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December 7, 2017

Toronto – A recent CBC story on inmate deaths at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC) in London overlooked the systemic issues that caused them, the union representing Ontario correctional officers says.

December 7, 2017

Toronto - The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is commending the provincial government’s decision to guarantee treatment and compensation to more workers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

December 1, 2017

Your bargaining team has researched our comparators and incorporated any improvements into our own bargaining position. We remain eager to meet with the employer in the near future.

November 24, 2017

Since the Correctional bargaining unit became a stand-alone unit, separate from the rest of the Ontario Public Service, the team has been working diligently to create a separate collective agreement.

November 17, 2017

Your bargaining team met with the employer on Wednesday to discuss process and work on finalizing our stand-alone collective agreement.

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Thomas addresses media on corrections crisis ahead of budget

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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...