LockTalk 24: Summary of monetary bargaining and arbitration

LockTalk 24: Summary of monetary bargaining and arbitration

On April 20, 2018, the parties began negotiating monetary issues. (Please refer to Employer Monetary Demands and LockTalk 16, which contains a link to our monetary positions.) Click here to download LockTalk 24. The employer was unwilling to agree to any union demands...
LockTalk 23: Summary of all agreed-to items

LockTalk 23: Summary of all agreed-to items

On December 5, 2017, your bargaining team met with the employer to initiate issues bargaining. The union insisted that the initial stages would only deal with non-monetary issues. This strategy was taken in hopes of making the most gains in language and conditions...
LockTalk 22: First corrections-only award has been issued

LockTalk 22: First corrections-only award has been issued

On March 30, Arbitrator Kaplan received final submissions from the union and the employer. On April 1, the team received the arbitrator’s award (link below). Click here to download LockTalk 22. Below is a brief summary of the award and highlights of previously agreed...
Corrections Lobby Day/Press Conference, March 28th, 2019

Corrections Lobby Day/Press Conference, March 28th, 2019

On March 28th, 2019, provincial and local leaders from Ontario Corrections Division along with OPSEU President Smokey Thomas, OPSEU VP Eddy Almeida and several OPSEU Executive Board Members attended Queen’s Park to hold our 4th annual Corrections Lobby Day and Press...