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Remembering Janice Froats, USJE member, colleague and friend

January 26, 2023

On Friday January 20, 2023 a long time USJE member, colleague and friend to many, Janice Froats passed away unexpectedly. Janice was a Parole Office at Millhaven Institution and fulfilled numerous roles at various sites within the ‘Kingston corridor’ during her decades long career with the Correctional Service of Canada when she acted as a Manager of Assessment and Intervention for the sexual offenders’ program.

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Condolences to the family and friends of Kenneth Hazard

January 25, 2023

Ken was actively involved with the USGE since the 1970s, holding numerous positions within his Local and was elected as Regional Vice-President for the National Parole Service/National Parole Board from 2005 until 2011 when he retired.

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USJE leaders meet with Sherbrooke Correctional members to discuss safety and security following shooting incident

January 25, 2023

The Sherbrooke CCC is located in a high-traffic, residential area of Montreal. Since the shooting, USJE has been strongly advocating for changes and improvements to security at the facility. The safety and security of USJE’s members working in the CCC, and those residing there, is a key priority. 

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Support for USJE Members Facing Stress and Burnout

Before Operational Stress (BOS) is a mental health program delivered by Wayfound Mental Health Group, at no charge to you. BOS provides education and strategies to help identify and manage operational stress.

Grievance Wording

For all grievances, regardless of the subject or issue, remember: Keep it simple and to the point. Do not add arguments...

Member Toolbox

As a USJE member, you have two tools at your disposal to better understand your union, our USJE Member Handbook and this Toolbox....