The Muskegon Correctional Facility and the Brooks Correctional Facility in Muskegon are prime examples of state prisons in Michigan that have unsafe Corrections Officer staffing levels. For a period of years, these and many other state prisons in Michigan have been mismanaged by the Michigan Department of Corrections. This has resulted in dangerous working conditions […]
**Make sure we have your most up-to-date home contact info now: http://www.bit.ly/UpdateMCO ** The Michigan Civil Service Commission has ruled that all state employee union members must reauthorize their dues deduction every year. (The video states it’s a proposed change, but it’s official now. Read more in this bulletin. ) This is yet another deliberate […]
MCO has become aware that State officials in the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) are warning Michiganders that scammers are actively filing imposter unemployment claims, utilizing stolen or false information, in order to deceive the State and Federal Government and receive unemployment benefits fraudulently. According to a UIA press release and media reports, no personal […]
UPDATE 5/19/20: H.R. 6800 passed Congress and now goes to the Senate. Please call your Senator and ask them to pass this bill. ORIGINAL POST 5/15/20: MCO is backing several bills introduced in the Michigan legislature and the U.S. Congress to support workers on the front lines during COVID-19. And, we are in discussions with […]
Again this year, MCO is proud to host a golf outing to support the MCO Crisis Fund. The fund assists dues-paying members grappling with a disaster, such as an on-the-job injury, sudden illness, or other devastating event. To those who support the fund, we thank you! Crisis Fund Golf Outing WHEN: Friday, Sept. 11. Registration […]
Update May 11: Like we mentioned last week, the governor put all proclamations on hold during this time of emergency. However, because we are essential staff who are working hard to keep others safe, the governor made a special exception and issued a proclamation for Correctional Officers Week. For the past four decades, MCO has […]
Again this year, MCO has two programs to help members who took out college loans or who paid out of pocket for the academy. The Academy Assistance Program will disperse 20 awards of $500 each to current MCO members who paid out of pocket or got into debt to get their corrections training at a community […]
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