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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

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, June 22, 2017 (All day)
Saturday, May 27, 2017 (All day)

Pensions and Benefits

May 11, 2017
Further to the settlement with the
March 13, 2017
The pension plan for current and former OPSEU members in the Ontario Public Service, the LCBO, and other agencies is fully funded and has been so for eight years in a row.
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

Services correctionnels en état de crise

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