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Two paramedics holding medical gear behind an ambulance

May 1 is First Responder’s Day, an opportunity to honour emergency personnel, including paramedics and ambulance communications, corrections, probations and parole, mental health workers, police, firefighters, and hundreds of others.  These front-line heroes race to the scene to help us when we are in trouble, often in hazardous situations. Their work is even riskier now because of the COVID-19……

OPSEU Corrections Division

Toronto – OPSEU/SEFPO President Warren (Smokey) Thomas is calling on Solicitor-General Sylvia Jones to order Hamilton public health officials to do their job and vaccinate frontline Corrections staff as soon as humanly possible. “The minister must make it clear to public health officials in Hamilton and across Ontario that our frontline heroes at Correctional facilities must be a……

Corrections Bargaining unit: Solid for the future

Correctional officer and president of OPSEU/SEFPO Local 737, Bill Hayes, says the announcement by the province planning to issue a request for proposals for the construction of the new Thunder Bay correctional facility by this spring is “positive and reassuring”. Read the full article on the website of Thunder Bay News.

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