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HALIFAX, Nov. 9, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – Members of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) and members of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU) will gather tomorrow at Province House to raise awareness about the first responders’ profession and the incidence of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in this particular occupational group.....
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Montréal, le 25 octobre 2016 –Plusieurs centaines de membres du Syndicat des agents correctionnels du Canada (UCCO-SACC-CSN) manifestent aujourd’hui au centre-ville de Montréal, devant les bureaux de Travaux publics et services gouvernementaux Canada. Ils somment le gouvernement de régler, une fois pour toutes, les problèmes qui affluent depuis la centralisation des services de paye en....
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Prince Albert, October 25, 2016 – More than a hundred members of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) are demonstrating today in front of MP Randy Hoback’s office in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. They are calling on the government to once and for all resolve problems that began after payroll services were centralized in 2014....
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OTTAWA, May 17, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – On the eve of October 2015 elections and then again in 2016, the Liberal Party loudly and proudly promised to negotiate in good faith with public service employees. The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) now faces the reality that these were just empty words. More than 300....
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OTTAWA, May 16th, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – More than 300 members of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) will be demonstrating on May 17, 2016 in Ottawa to denounce the Liberal government’s lack of openness with regard to negotiations. The demonstration will be held in front of 56 Sparks Street. There will also be....
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RENOUS, NB, March 2, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) denounces an unacceptable situation taking place at Atlantic Institution in New Brunswick.  Over the past several weeks, inmates at this institution have attacked Correctional Officers with bodily fluids, meaning officers have been sprayed with blood, urine, sperm or excrement, without....
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OTTAWA, Sept. 26, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ – Correctional officers meeting in Ottawa this week will on Wednesday call on the Conservative government to fulfil a five-year-old commitment to pass a law to address the growing threat of infectious and contagious disease in Canada’s increasingly crowded penitentiaries. Ottawa-based Journalists are invited to a media availability at....
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MONTREAL, May 19 /CNW Telbec/ – The evidence presented this week at an Ontario Coroner’s inquest into the 2007 death of federal inmate Ashley Smith reinforces the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers’ belief that she might still be alive if the Correctional Service of Canada had implemented a union proposal to construct special secure units....
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Correctional officers demonstrate at Stony Mountain Institution during visit by Public Safety Minister Vic Toews (Winnipeg—November 12, 2010) In the wake of a scabies outbreak at Stony Mountain Institution that is contributing yet another threat to their health and safety, federal correctional officers are demonstrating outside the Winnipeg-area penitentiary to protest Public Safety Minister Vic....
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(OTTAWA—October 6, 2010) Demonstrating outside Treasury Board headquarters today, about 300 correctional officers from more than 20 federal penitentiaries in Ontario and Quebec vowed not to be silenced by a government that is apparently determined to muzzle their union’s voice by imposing a one-size-fits-all labour contract. To that end, lawyers for the Union of Canadian....
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