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On November 10th, members of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) gather to raise awareness about our profession as first responders and the levels of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in our occupational group. We are calling upon the provincial and federal governments to adopt a presumption for PTSD for Correctional officers, as recommended....
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Yesterday, UCCO-SACC-CSN invited the New Brunswick MLAs and the citizens of Fredericton to put themselves in their shoes for a minute. People were invited to enter a 53-foot truck, transformed into a travelling museum.Throughout the journey, visitors walked past a display of homemade weapons recovered from inmate cells, watched an excerpt from UCCO-SACC-CSN’s Bloody Cells....
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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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On March 4th, 2016, Atlantic Regional President, Doug White, along with Atlantic Regional Vice President, Jeff Wilkins held a meeting with MP Pat Finnigan of the Miramichi Grand Lake Riding. During this meeting Mr. Finnigan was introduced to some key issues.  The first being that we are currently at the bargaining table.  Mr Finnigan was....
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UCCO-SACC-CSN held a demonstration in Atlantic Institution in Renous, New Brunswick to highlight the unacceptable number of assaults made by inmates against Correctional Officers involving the use of bodily fluids. 100 Correctional Officers were present even though the temperature was –16 degrees. It was a great success and received extensive coverage in the media. Below....
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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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