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The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO- SACC-CSN ) invites correctional officers not to vote for the Conservatives. In the first of 5 videos, the National Vice President of UCCO-SACC, Jason Godin, gives two arguments.

Five subjects, five intense weeks Since November 1st, UCCO-SACC-CSN has conducted an intensive campaign to entrench our negotiating demands with all 7500 members. Every day over the past five weeks, we have discussed the subjects that are important to us as correctional officers: our future working conditions. Union representatives at each of the 50 locals....
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Ottawa, September 30, 2014 — Unionized correctional officers begin to push back against the Conservative government’s anti-union attacks this afternoon by talking directly to voters in the federal Ottawa West-Nepean riding. About 200 members of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) will be going door-to-door in the riding to give a factual rebuttal to....
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Correctional officers protest near Tony Clement’s summer home PORT SYDNEY, ON, August 26, 2014 — More than 100 federal correctional officers and their families are attending a “Beach Party” demonstration near Treasury Board President Tony Clement’s waterfront cottage in Port Sydney today to protest his department’s unilateral abrogation of sick leave provisions in their collective....
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Over 130 local executive members (presidents, mobilization and communication officers) are back from a two-day mobilization training sessions that occurred in Montreal and Kingston. Do not hesitate to contact them for any information regarding mobilization, negotiation, and how you can be more involved in your union.   The union has adopted a new logo for....
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UCCO-SACC-CSN and the CSN were present to denounce anti-union resolutions at the Conservative convention in Calgary Oct. 31 – Nov. 1, and to host a public display about the realities of double-bunking and correctional work in general.

The Conservative attack on unions lacks common sense and will have unintended consequences Calgary, October 31, 2013 — Anti-union measures in a new omnibus budget bill and a series of anti-democratic policy proposals at the Conservative Party convention in Calgary this weekend will have serious consequences for Canadians should they ever become federal law. Elected....
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Dear members, I’m writing you today to talk about the importance of staying strong in front of the many challenges imposed on us by the government. Almost two years ago, we adopted a theme for this negotiating round. This theme is straightforward, but very important: Securing our Future. Now, with all the adversity we face,....
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(KINGSTON – May 22, 2012) Correctional officers who work at Leclerc Institution in Laval, Quebec, are visiting Kingston for a demonstration beginning at noon today. They will be showing solidarity for fellow members of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) at Kingston Penitentiary and the Regional Treatment Centre. The Conservative government announced April 19....
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Occupation of federal government ministers’ offices The following message was delivered this morning to Minister of Public Safety Vic Toews, Treasury Board President Tony Clement and Industry Minister Christian Paradis: Members of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) are occupying your office today for the following series of reasons: Administrative incoherence Your government’s recent....
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(MONTREAL — May 14, 2012) Members of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) are occupying five riding offices belonging to three federal cabinet ministers this morning to protest planned penitentiary closures and a series of unfulfilled commitments from the federal Conservative Party. Correctional officers will deliver a manifesto detailing the union’s grievances at the....
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The will of our members is clear: closing three important institutions without a viable plan is a serious error that must be corrected. During a series of seven special general assemblies, members at Kingston Penitentiary, the Ontario Regional Treatment Centre and Leclerc Institution said they wanted to fight the government’s decision to close these facilities....
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