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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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Jason Godin and Gord Robertson represented UCCO-SACC-CSN at the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security on May 12th, 2016.  The Committee is investigating operational stress injuries and PTSD in Public Safety Officers and First Responders. Listen to Jason and Gord below: Part 1 Part 2 Committee minutes (Union testimony highlighted)

Le 4 mars, 2016,  le président et le vice-président de la région de l’Atlantique, Doug White et Jeff Wilkins ont rencontré le député de la circonscription de Miramichi-Grand Lake Pat Finnigan. Nous avons présenté à M. Finnigan les principaux enjeux défendus par les agents correctionnels,dont la négociation de la convention collective. Nous avons également informé....
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Legislation to repeal Bills C-377 and C-525 introduced in House of Commons OTTAWA, Jan. 28, 2016 /CNW/ – The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, P.C., M.P., Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, and her Parliamentary Secretary, M.P. Rodger Cuzner, along with Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Pablo Rodriguez, today announced that legislation....
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Following a questionnaire, sent on February 2015, on issues that affect Correctional officers and lobbying efforts on parliament hill, the Union has received the following responses to our concerns. To see the party responses click on the appropriate link below. Green Party of Canada Liberal Party of Canada (1) Liberal Party of Canada (2) English....
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The following is an abridged version of the presentation National President Pierre Mallette made to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates on February 15. Hello, my name is Pierre Mallette. I am the national president of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers. Our union represents over 7,000 members across the country. The union’s....
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Dear Mr. Toews; I thank you for your letter of December 9, 2010. It was good to finally hear from you. I must admit that it confounds me quite a bit, however, since you thank me for a letter I sent you one year ago, and which, last September, you told several of our members....
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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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