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Ontario Public Service - Corrections

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January 12, 2018

We hope everyone had a safe and happy holiday. We are excited to resume bargaining.

January 4, 2018

Toronto – Correctional and youth justice workers from across Ontario will give back to their communities on January 8.

December 21, 2017

Thank you for your MPP emails

Your Correctional bargaining team would like to thank Corrections division members who have responded to our request to email your MPP. In addition to the bargaining team, the ministers, and the Premier all receive these emails.

December 21, 2017

For decades, the Ontario government has neglected our correctional facilities. As a result, there is a constant threat to the safety of inmates and staff.

December 8, 2017

Your bargaining team’s strategy this round is not to table any monetary issues during the initial proposals. Monetary proposals will be tabled after non-monetary issues are addressed.

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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.


Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Thursday, February 9, 2017 (All day)
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 2:30pm to Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 9:00pm

Services correctionnels en état de crise

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

Pensions and Benefits

February 16, 2017
Toronto – Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk is “100 per cent correct” when she says the provincial government has no unfettered right to count public employees’ pension funds as government asset
February 14, 2017
Toronto – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne would do well to remember who owns the assets of the province’s jointly trusteed public pension plans, the President of the Ontario Public Service Employees
February 2, 2017
Pension funds must take bold steps to reduce the risk that climate change poses for the pensions of their members, the OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTrust) says.
January 25, 2017
The Government of Canada is considering taxing employer contributions made to your group health and dental benefit plans.
December 21, 2016
OPSEU members with less than 10 years’ service in the OPTrust pension plan will now be eligible to purchase alternate post-retirement benefits under a new agreement signed between the union and the