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August 16, 2012

(TORONTO) – In its frenzy to bring down the provincial deficit, the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services has laid off the entire staff of an office responsible for fighting crime through analysis of electronic data.

August 14, 2012

(TORONTO) – Correctional officers at Toronto West Detention Centre have planned a three-hour information picket Aug. 16 to protest the unjust dismissal of Dan Marshall, president of Local 517 represented by the Ontario Public Service Union, and two others at the facility.

August 8, 2012

Workload Analysis tool gets approval for Probation & Parole.

August 3, 2012

(LONDON) – Despite an agreement between management and employees at Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre on a general release of inmates following a week of violent disturbances and weapon searches, conditions inside the facility remain tense and it’s time for the minister responsible to act, says th

July 26, 2012

TORONTO – John Tory’s recommendations for the revitalization on Ontario Place will likely result in affluent condo owners having their own private playground.


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Central Employee Relations Committee (CERC)

Mickey Riccardi - Chair
C: 519.981.7748
Work: 519.973.1335
E: [email protected]

Tim Elphick Vice-Chair
C: 519.580.8463
Work: 519.881.1772
E: [email protected]

Janis Pechinger A/Member
Work: 519.873.4771
E: [email protected]

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