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H-1 Member from SCI Houtzdale

Kyle Dixon is an H-1 member from SCI Houtzdale. Below is a Go Fund Me link that was submitted to us to help Kyle’s family with some expenses. We talked to his mother last week and it looked like he was improving. He has since taken a turn for the worst. Please take a few …

Extension of ES leave

The EPSLA (ES) leave that was signed into law April 1st 2020, is set to expire tonight at midnight. The Commonwealth has offered to provide ten days of additional ES leave to H-1 members through 2021. The ES leave being offered is the same type of leave that was passed into law by the Cares …

Use of 2020 stress day agreement

The PSCOA has come to an agreement with the Commonwealth to allow members to use carry their 2020 stress day into 2021. Beginning January 1st, you will have 90 days to use your 2020 stress day. The provision of article 11 that says you must work 30 days into the new year does not apply …

Membership All Call

December 23, 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Over the last two months, the number of COVID 19 infections of H-1 Members and other Department of Corrections staff and inmates has increased dramatically in the prison system. Two staff members have died from virus related complications and more are being continuously quarantined after being potentially exposed …

ABC 27 – Statewide Prison Lockdown

Pa. Corrections Officers calling for statewide prison lockdown amid worsening pandemic by: Dylan Abad Posted: Dec 15, 2020 / 10:21 AM ESTUpdated: Dec 15, 2020 / 10:21 AM EST   HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The Pennsylvania State Corrections Officers Association (PSCOA) called on the Wolf administration Tuesday, to lock down all state prisons and suspend inmate transfers amid …

Letter from Mr. Blackwell

To All, I would like to let everyone know that I have decided it best to retire from my position as PSCOA President and from the DOC.  I believe this will take some of the bad publicity away from the current situation. I am innocent of the allegation that have been made against me. I …