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Ontario Public Service - Corrections

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November 2, 2018

Second day of mediation now completed

In our last edition of LockTalk, published in June, we spoke of our first day of mediation. Our second day of mediation took place on November 1.

September 25, 2018

The overcrowding and understaffing that OPSEU correctional members have been warning about for years led to the Sept.

August 13, 2018

The President of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), Warren (Smokey) Thomas, is hailing correctional officers at Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC) for their swift response on finding seven inmates who had simultaneously overdosed on August 9.

June 21, 2018

Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives have put the public service on a hiring freeze and are halting all discretionary government spending until after the party takes office and can audit the province’s books.

June 18, 2018

Toronto – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling today’s announced government-wide hiring freeze by Doug Ford a ‘rookie mistake' that will ‘only harm the little guy.’

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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.

Events

Saturday, May 27, 2017 (All day)
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Pensions and Benefits

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.

Services correctionnels en état de crise

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