56039
56499

Letters  

Corrections officer wages

After reading the news story about how many corrections officers are leaving their poorly paid jobs to go work for a federal facility where wages are a so much more acceptable. Dean Purdy, VP of corrections is worried about the high turnover rate.

I say with extreme sarcasm that it must be just awful only being paid $60,000 a year. Dean says "it's hard for them to make a go of things". Are we supposed to feel sorry for them? I think they are being paid quite well. Yes, dealing with criminals is not easy, but should never be compared to municipal police or RCMP.

Having a career with the government is now looking like winning the lottery. Above average wages, golden pension and no risk of loosing your job.

Mike Bell



More Letters to the editor

55442
Recent Trending


57111


52775


The opinions expressed here are strictly those of the author. Castanet does not in any way warrant the information presented.


Visit our discussion forum
for these and other issues.


Previous Stories

54185


58855

58224