Ohio Civil Service Employees Association

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7:32 pm
Tue June 23, 2015

State Prisons Agency Rejects Union Proposal To Take Back Cafeteria Contracts

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections is renewing a contract to feed the state's 50,000 prison inmates with a company whose early troubles getting the job done led to criticism over privatizing the service. 

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8:11 pm
Mon February 23, 2015

Union Makes Pitch To Retake Prison Food Service Contract

A state employees' union has made a pitch to take back the job of feeding Ohio's 50 thousand prison inmates. 

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2:51 am
Sun January 25, 2015

State Renews Contract With Troubled Prison Food Service Provider

Public records show the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections agreed to renew a two-year contract with the troubled food-service contractor, Aramark Correctional Services, on October 30th.

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8:18 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Union Wants State To Hire More Prison Guards

The union representing Ohio prison guards wants an extra 400 officers to combat a sharp increase in the number of serious assaults by inmates.

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6:27 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Guards' Union Criticizes Probe Of Inmate Suicides

The union representing Ohio prison guards says the scope of a state-commissioned review on inmate suicides is too narrow and does not address the broader issues affecting the state's prison system.

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6:44 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Union Defends Guards Following Castro's Apparent Suicide

The union representing Ohio prison guards says the two corrections officers placed on leave during investigations into the suicide of Cleveland kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro did nothing wrong.

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6:55 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Audits Show Problems With Prison Food Company

Several state audits show a private vendor in line to begin feeding nearly 100 thousand prison inmates in Ohio and Michigan has a track record of questionable billing, using substandard ingredients and riling prisoners with meal offerings.

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6:15 am
Fri February 8, 2013

State Trying To Privatize Prison Food Services

State officials are looking to save money by privatizing prison food service.

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12:30 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Workers To Join Union Without Consent

The union representing the majority of the state work force wants to absorb 600 state government management analysts without their approval.

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