YOU CAN’T BE TOUGH ON CRIME WITHOUT PAYING THE PRICE
If we’re going to continue to pack our jails with those on remands waiting a bail hearing or a trial and by handing out more and longer jail sentences then we have to pay the cost of jails and guards. Should correctional service officers and probation/parole officers be considered an essential service?
The corrections workers, who rejected an earlier tentative settlement, are in a legal strike position at 12:01 a.m. Sunday.
Source: Union, government sit down to bargain ahead of potential corrections strike