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2021 Crisis Fund Raffle Tickets on sale now

Interested in buying tickets for this year’s Crisis Fund Gun Raffle? MCO chapter leaders have raffle tickets for sale now! Prizes are: 1st Prize: $1,000 cash 2nd Prize: Centerpoint By Ten Point Crossbow CP400 w/illuminated scope (Camo) 3rd Prize: AR/Smith and Wesson M&P15 SPORT II (5.56) 4th Prize: Ruger Bolt Action (6.5 Creedmoor) w/Vortex Crossfire […]

You’re invited: Free Pheasant Run Sept. 24-27

MCO members are welcome to join the 16th annual Military Veteran, Law Enforcement, and First Responders FREE Pheasant Hunt. It will be Sept. 24-27 at Tails-A-Waggin’ Acres in Marion, MI. More details are in this flyer. To sign up, contact email Chuck Connell or call 231-743-6483. The MCO Military Members Committee is an event sponsor. […]

Get free help from a Worker’s Comp Attorney

MCO is still working with an outside law firm to assist members with COVID-19-related workers compensation claims. Please contact The Law Offices of Charters, Tyler, Zack & Shearer, P. C. at (248) 321-4474. Advise them that you are a state corrections officer and contracted the virus. They will screen your case to determine if you […]

We’re Hiring: Apply Now for Member Support Specialist

Michigan Corrections Organization/SEIU Local 526M is seeking a Labor Union Member Support Specialist.  This position was created to develop and implement an innovative field program to improve membership engagement and assist with member benefits.  While the applicant will primarily be working out of the Lansing office, there will be occasional travel throughout the state meeting […]

Apply for the Seniority-Based Transfer List now

May is the window period to apply for the Seniority-Based Transfer List, which is open to employees who meet the conditions as laid out in DOM 2019-33, starting on page 5. The window period to apply is May 1 – May 31 for transfers between July 1 and Dec. 31. Contact your personnel office to […]

Honoring Corrections Officers during CO Week 2021

May 2-8 is Correctional Officers Week! Thank you, officers, for keeping prisons and communities safe and secure. As front line staff behind the walls, officers put their personal safety on the line for public safety. We truly believe corrections officers work Michigan’s toughest job. MCO has obtained a proclamation from the governor recognizing Correctional Officers […]

2021 Crisis Fund Golf Outing set for Sept. 10. Join us!

Join us at the MCO Crisis Fund Golf Outing Sept. 10 near Lansing. Cost is $70 per person and includes a day of golf, cart, food, and more. If you don’t golf, please consider becoming a sponsor. Sponsorships start at just $25. To get the full details or sign up, see this brochure. Every year, […]

In Memoriam: Josephine McCallum and George Haight

This week, we are honoring two Michigan corrections officers who died in the line of duty. Josephine McCallum was murdered on March 24, 1987 at the former State Prison of Southern Michigan in Jackson. Her body was found in a stairwell. She had worked for the MDOC for only 46 days. It was her first […]

Take the 2021 Bargaining Survey Now

MCO and the Office of the State Employer are preparing for contract negotiations which will take place this summer and fall. Like in past years, the MCO Executive Board, which also serves as the bargaining team, wants members’ input before negotiations begin. Please take the MCO bargaining survey now. This user-friendly survey will only take […]