Union of Canadian Correctional Officers - Syndicat des Agents Correctionnels du Canada - Confédération des Syndicats Nationaux
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Treasury Board's April Fool is No Joke!
28 March 2014
On April 1st, the National Mobilization Committee along with the National Executive Committee has organized a workplace information line for all locals. This information line will inform the members of the "new interpretation" from the employer with regards to the 200-hour bank of sick leave.
Grande Cache Mobilization
24 March 2014
On March 11th, 2014 over 50 CX from Grande Cache put local MP Rob Merrifield on notice.
Latest Negotiation Tract
20 March 2014
TB Files Notice to Bargain
Severance Package and Backpay
05 February 2014
On February 5th, 2014, members in the Prairie Region have started to receive their backpay via direct deposit. Expect Severence Packages to be rolled out soon. These will be sent out via the employer's email.
Mobilization and Contract Demands
03 February 2014
Prairie Region President and Vice President will be travelling across the Region to talk about mobilization and contract demands as our new Collective Agreement expires May 31st, 2014. Specific dates for each site have been released but the dates have not been shared with the Regional Webmaster. If you have some ideas of what you would like to see negotiated in our next Collective Agreement, you are urged to attend the meeting specific to your site and submit your ideas/demands.
2010 - 2014 Global Agreements
03 February 2014
New Global Agreements between UCCO-SACC-CSN and CSC. Can also be found on National Website.
2010 - 2014 Collective Agreement
03 February 2014
New Collective Agreement
Ring Created for CX
21 December 2013
This is not a CSC ring.
The ring was designed and created with the mindset that CX and their duties are unique from other departments within the service.
CX Collective Agreement Signing
10 November 2013
On November 5th, 2013, UCCO-SACC-CSN and Correctional Services Canada (CSC) signed the new CX collective agreement, bringing into affect a number of negotiated changes to CSC and the overall CX community.
Tory 'Tough On Crime' Policies Making Prisons Unsafe, Workers Say
02 November 2013
story by: Althia Raj
Althia.Raj@huffingtonpost.com

Stephen Harper’s Conservative party’s policies are being attacked by an unlikely foe this weekend: corrections officers.

Includes comments from Prairie Region Vice President Ryan DeBack.
A frontal assault on fundamental freedoms - The Conservative attack on unions lacks common sense and will have unintended consequences
31 October 2013
UCCO-SACC-CSN Press Release
Union of Canadian Correctional Officers protest policy resolutions being debated at Conservative Convention this weekend
31 October 2013
BY KATIE SCHNEIDER,CALGARY SUN

Proposed policy resolutions at this weekend's Conservative convention will have a "frontal attack" on fundamental freedoms and "handcuffs" Canada's Correctional officers from doing its job well, warns UCCO-SACC-CSN.
Prison inmates to make Remembrance Day poppies
23 October 2013
CBC News

Groups of inmates in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta to help assemble poppies for 2014

Comments from UCCO-SACC-CSN Regional President

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