Ontario jail workers sign deal with province

Agreement paves way for system overhaul: Government
By Sabrina Nanji
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 01/25/2016

Ontario’s jail workers inked a deal with the province earlier this month, narrowly averting a strike — and ensuring one will never happen in the future.

On Jan. 9, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), which represents about 6,000 correctional workers, reached a deal around 4 a.m., following a marathon bargaining session with the provincial government.