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Conference Planned to Address Mental Wellness of Corrections Staff

The nation's only nonprofit founded to address mental health issues involving correctional workers will hold a two-day conference in Colorado over the summer to...

Toxic Lockup: Documents Shed Light On Supermax Sewage Contamination

The federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) is refusing to clean up sewage contamination at one of its most notorious prisons, documents show. New information...

Correctional Officers’ Union to Take Concerns to Congress

Members of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), a union that represents approximately 28,000 correctional workers, will be traveling to Washington, D.C., in...

Supermax Sewage Spat Postponed Until February

An arbitration hearing regarding contaminated air at the Supermax prison in Florence, Colo., has been postponed until late February. The labor union representing correctional officers...

Showdown Expected Over Supermax Sewage Spill

Union officials representing correctional officers at the federal Supermax prison in Florence, Colorado are seeking arbitration with the government over a sewage spill that...

Florence Supermax Makes 60 Minutes

Colorado's most notorious prison will be getting a national spotlight this week, in a feature to appear on the television news program "60 Minutes".The...

Dueling Definitions On Prison Violence

Some assaults committed against correctional officers (COs) working in federal facilities are not being reported correctly, union officials say. It's bound to happen at...
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