2019 Crisis Fund Raffle Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 MCO Crisis Fund Gun Raffle! Listed below is the information provided on the winning tickets. The winners are: 1st: Jim McHenry 2nd: Lowe, WHV 3rd: Kandace Sweet, MRF 4th: Johnny Hill, MRF 5th: Maggie Veeheman 6th: Wesley Swanson, MBP 7th: Lisa Howard, CFP 8th: Trevino, JCF 9th: Shane […]

MCO members overwhelmingly approve proposed contract

The 2020-2021 collective bargaining agreement has been ratified! The members of MCO overwhelmingly voted “Yes” to the bargaining team’s Tentative Agreement (TA). The contract for healthcare and wages was approved by a vote of 3,188 to 206. In MCO’s first electronic voting, we had a 63% membership participation which is the largest ever. View the […]

BULLETIN: MCO reaches bargaining agreement that includes raises, pre-shift, and healthcare enhancements

UPDATE 10/12/19: An invitation to vote was emailed today to the .gov email addresses of eligible voters. If you did not receive it, please check your junk or spam folder. Then contact us and we will verify your eligibility to vote. Read the bargaining summary here. ORIGINAL POST 10/11/19: MCO has been successful in negotiating […]

2019-2020 MDOC budget update

On Sept. 30, Governor Whitmer signed all 16 state budgets for fiscal year 2020.  Governor Whitmer used her executive powers to issue line-item vetoes of 147 budget items totaling $947 million, deeming dozens of other provisions in the budget unenforceable. The governor issued a press release outlining her disappointment in the budgets she received from the […]

Apply for the Closer to Home Transfer List Now

October 1st through the 31st is the Closer to Home Transfer application window period. Please refer to this DOM, specifically B. that states in part: “Closer-to-Home Transfer: this category of transfer will be awarded after seniority transfers, but before all other transfer requests. Up to 40 transfers per calendar year will be approved for employees […]