Impasse Panel issues recommendation

The Impasse Panel has recommended MCO and the state to continue bargaining to find a solution to the officer retention crisis. The panel “… (R)ecommends ordering the parties to continue bargaining over alternative … solutions to the vacancy problem during year one of the economic portion of the agreement,” the recommendation states. Read the full […]

Press Release: Section of I-94 in Jackson will honor two slain corrections officers

Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill today that will rename Interstate 94 between exits 139 and 141 in Jackson to the “Corrections Officers Jack Budd and Josephine McCallum Memorial Highway.” Michigan Corrections Organization (MCO) partnered with Rep. Julie Alexander (R-Hanover) to pass HB 5923 and ensure Officers Budd and McCallum will never be forgotten. “They […]

MCO Enforcers and MDOC Black Knights take to the ice!

The MCO Enforcers and MDOC Black Knights hockey teams will face off for the first time ever! Join us at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 at the Summit Sports and Ice Complex in Dimondale near Lansing. Tickets are $10. Kids 12 and under are free. This will be a fun event for the whole family. View […]

Members and Families: Tell Director Washington how her Decisions will Impact You

Below is information about an email MCO is urging all members to send to MDOC Director Heidi Washington and MDOC HR Director Jonathan Patterson. Families of COs can also send a message to Washington and Patterson here to tell them how their changes will impact their family. Thank you, members, for sticking together.