Facing the constant risk of contracting COVID-19 on the job is not easy. It can create anxiety, depression, and symptoms of emotional distress that you may never have experienced before. […]
Confidential emotional support counseling is now available at no cost to people who call the state’s COVID-19 hotline (1-888-535-6136). The service is part of a federally funded grant program implemented […]
As of Jan. 28, there have been 3,441 COVID-19 cases among MDOC staff. Many officers have inquired about how they can donate convalescent plasma in hopes of helping those with […]
If you’ve been forced to use your annual leave or sick leave for COVID-19 illness or quarantine, email Governor Whitmer to tell her Corrections Officers and FSAs need their leave time. We were excluded from the CARES Act.
A Cooper Street officer made a miraculous recovery from COVID-19 last month. “I was OK, then it got worse. Next thing I remember, I woke up in the hospital and […]
MCO Members, As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, it continues to create extremely hazardous and stressful working conditions inside of all of the state prisons and the state forensic psychiatry […]
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 […]
Below are updates from MCO concerning the COVID-19 pandemic, going back to March 31. For more information and the latest updates, dues-paying members may join our Facebook group. For the […]