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Corrections Bargaining unit: Solid for the future

Cobourg – The union representing workers at Brookside Youth Centre says front-line workers have sensible solutions on the facility’s future following the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services’ decision to abruptly close the property. “This is another case where the front-line staff know the best way to help the troubled youth in these facilities,”……

Corrections Bargaining unit: Solid for the future

Milton – The Ministry of Labour has issued nine orders for unsafe work conditions at Maplehurst Correctional Complex in Milton, following a massive COVID-19 outbreak at the facility. “Management and union [need] to sit down and work together to make sure every precaution possible is being taken,” said OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas. The union……

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Toronto – Front-line Correctional Workers and inmates at 10 jails across the province will be safer now that the government has answered OPSEU/SEFPO’s calls for “ion scanners” that can detect dangerous substances like fentanyl. “Plain and simple, this is an investment that will save lives,” said OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas. “I’m grateful the members……

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