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Ottawa, Friday, March 10, 2017 – More than a year after implementation of the Phoenix payroll system, pay problems experienced by Canadian public service employees continue to pile up unchecked. The Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN), which counts several hundred of its members among those repeatedly affected by Phoenix system failures, demands immediate measures....
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Today Jason Godin, National President represented UCCO-SACC-CSN at the Senate Committee studying the issue of human rights of prisoners within the correctional system. In his testimony, Jason highlighted the need to retain administrative segregation as an essential tool for population management. The complete removal of segregation would prove to be extremely disruptive and dangerous to....
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The Union has agreed to donate $500 to assist the family of Sgt Steven Floyd Jr. who was killed in the line of duty earlier this week. If you or your Local wish to make an donation, please follow the link contained within the following website.

“The public sometimes forgets that we’re dealing with the most unpredictable behaviour in the Canadian population,” says Godin, national president of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers. “Le public oublie parfois que nous faisons face aux individus ayant les comportements les plus imprévisibles de la population canadienne», déclare Jason Godin, président national du Syndicat des....
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Today the Union published the latest message from our National President, Jason Godin. To view this message, please visit either our Facebook page or the Union’s You Tube channel. In Solidarity Aujourd’hui le syndicat publie un nouveau message vidéo du président national, Jason Godin. Pour voir ce message, visitez notre page Facebook ou notre chaîne....
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Congrats! Correctional Service of Canada won the award for best new to the parade entry for the 2016 Kingston Santa Parade! We were all happy to see the Grinch in jail. Thank you to all members who took part in the parade and helped organize our participation in the event.

Please see message below from WCHL President Leonard Chief Body “Our first time participating in the Remembrance Day ceremony on the Beardy’s & Okemasis First Nation, SK. Gary Littlepine and myself (Leonard Chief Body) was part of the Remembrance Day ceremony Grand Entrance at the high school. We were both honor in carrying the flags....
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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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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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