Private Prison Operator Sued by Texas Inmate for Allowing Sexual Abuse
Last week, a civil rights lawsuit was filed in a Texas federal court against Corrections Corporation of America and two of its employees for allegedly allowing sexual assault at a facility in Bartlett, Texas.
Officers Honored for Saving an Inmate’s Life
Four corrections officers from the Tompkins County Corrections Facility were honored for saving the life of an inmate who went into cardiac arrest during his intake.
Michigan Lets Aramark Off the Hook
Ignoring a pattern of inappropriate and unsafe handling of prison food, the director of the Michigan Department of Corrections withdrew a $98,000 fine against Aramark.
Politicians, Private Prison Companies Capitalize on Immigration Crisis
As our nation struggles for a solution to an influx of child refugees from Central America, politicians and private prison companies have stepped forward to capitalize on the crisis.
Minnesota to End Outsourcing of Prison Food Service
AFSCME locals documented privateer’s mistakes.
Mo’ Maggots, Mo’ Fines
Strike three! Shouldn’t Aramark be out?
Maggots on the Menu?
Prison food privateer endangers public safety in Michigan and Ohio.
Fifteen Years after Texas Tragedy, AFSCME Keeps Promise
Michael Nagle, the son of a fallen AFSCME corrections officer, is off to college with union help.
Prison Industry Funds Study; Profs Face Probe
Temple University professors Simon Hakim and Erwin Blackstone failed to disclose that their research was funded by the private prison industry.
OCSEA Calls on State Authorities to Fill Vacancies, Prioritize Officer Safety
Vacant positions at three state corrections facilities pose a safety risk for employees.
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