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August 16, 2017

Opioid overdoses are on the rise in Ontario prisons, and correctional officers are doing what they can to protect themselves.

August 15, 2017

OPSEU is demanding that the government act immediately to improve living conditions at North Bay Jail in the wake of a riot Saturday evening that lasted about nine hours.

August 14, 2017

North Bay – The provincial government must replace aging facilities and boost spending on treatment for prisoners with mental health issues if it truly wants to prevent violent incidents like the riot at the North Bay Jail this past weekend, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) said

August 14, 2017

Media reports indicate that a riot broke out damaging a number of rooms and one correctional officer was allegedly taken to hospital. Steve White, President of OPSEU Local 616, blames a lack of funding for situations escalating like this one did.

July 28, 2017

Today, Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU, sent the following letter to the Honourable Marie-France Lalonde, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, regarding recent media attention focused on the Central North Correctional Centre.


July 27, 2017

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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.

Bargaining

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Questions and answers about post-retirement benefits for OPSEU members in the OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) pension plan
Memorandum of Settlement Between: The Crown in Right of Ontario as represented by the Treasury Board Secretariat (“the Employer”) - and -

Pensions and Benefits

February 19, 2014
Responding to the Liberal attack on retiree benefits in the Ontario Public Service
December 3, 2013
Changes to OPS Dependent Life Insurance now implemented November 4, 2013
July 15, 2013
In the recent round of OPS negotiations the parties agreed to extend the Supplementary Health & Hospital and Dental benefits plans (as set out in Articles 39 and 40) to fixed-term employees (FX

Services correctionnels en état de crise

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