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Montreal, August 16, 2013 — In a series of general assemblies beginning August 20, Canada’s 7500 federal correctional officers will vote on whether to accept an agreement-in-principle to renew a labour contract that expired in May 2010. Ratification votes will conclude September 9. The tentative agreement between the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers (UCCO-SACC-CSN) and....
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UCCO-SACC-CSN members mark three years of working without a contract Montreal, May 31, 2013 — Federal correctional officers are holding information picket lines outside 52 Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) penitentiaries between 6 am and 7 am this morning to observe the third anniversary that they have worked without a valid collective agreement. The labour....
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Since UCCO-SACC-CSN began negotiating with the Treasury Board of Canada to renew its collective agreement, time has passed us by. Our collective agreement expired 1,096 days ago On May 31, 2010, Kim Jong-il, Elizabeth Taylor, Jack Layton, Ted Kennedy, Steve Jobs, Hugo Chavez and Osama Bin Laden were all still alive. Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant....
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Kevin Grabowsky elected to lead UCCO-SACC-CSN Moncton, May 2, 2013 — Union delegates representing Canada’s federal correctional officers wrapped up a three-day National General Assembly in Moncton today by electing a new national president to lead 7,500 members working at 52 penitentiaries across the country. Kevin Grabowsky, who has served as the Prairie regional president....
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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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