Updated 2019-2021 MCO contract available now

Updated 2019-2021 MCO contract. The documents found here represent the language secured during the negotiations between MCO and Office of the State Employer for the bargaining period of 2019-20. Please recall that the current contract (January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2021) was negotiated in two phases. First, in latter months of 2018 negotiations took […]

Rest in Peace, Officer McCallum and Gatekeeper Haight

In the last week of March, MCO honors two Michigan corrections officers who have died in the line of duty. George Haight, a gatekeeper, was poisoned by an inmate March 27, 1893 at the Michigan State Penitentiary in Jackson. Haight ate tainted food prepared by inmate Robert Irving Latimer. Latimer served Haight, the captain, and […]

Important COVID-19 survey for corrections staff

Corrections Officers and Other Front-Line Staff, One Voice wants to hear from you during this unprecedented pandemic. One Voice is a national campaign made up of a broad range of criminal justice stakeholders with the goal of building bridges and advancing a unified approach to the policies, programs and narratives that define criminal justice reform. […]

Apply NOW for the 2020 MCO Scholarship!

MCO will award 20 scholarships of $750 each. Previous MCO scholarship winners are not eligible. Mailed applications must be postmarked by June 1st. Print an application now. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The MCO scholarship program is a longstanding benefit of membership beyond anything in the contract. It shows that unions support families and […]