OPSEU urges ‘active’ screening at jails

OPSEU urges ‘active’ screening at jails

The Toronto Sun reports that the chair of OPSEU’s Corrections Division is demanding better screening at jail entrances after three staff members tested positive for COVID-19. “One of the things that we need to have is active screening for all employees, all visitors...
OPSEU calling on province to discuss COVID-19 impact on jails

OPSEU calling on province to discuss COVID-19 impact on jails

OPSEU president Warren ‘Smokey’ Thomas is calling on provincial government officials and the chief medical officer of health to address COVID19 in Ontario jails. “They say it’s not a pandemic in the institutions yet,” says Thomas of corrections managers. “And we don’t...