Thomson prison news
A job fair for those interested in working for Thomson federal prison will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Sterling BEST, Inc. office, 2605 Woodlawn Road.
The union that represents Thomson federal prison workers is calling for the immediate replacement of Warden Thomas Bergami, citing low morale as a result of his leadership.
In speech from Senate floor, Sen. Dick Durbin calls on attorney general to appoint a new director for the Bureau Prisons or appoint an interim director.
Three Illinois Congressional representatives are calling for an immediate investigation into the deaths of seven Thomson federal prison inmates since March 2020, and accusations of “serious abuses” by its staff.
President's Pay Agent recommends locality boost for Thomson prison workers
Despite the difficulties many businesses are facing when it comes to hiring during a pandemic, Thomson federal prison has managed to forge ahead, and after a series of monthly job fairs and beefed-up employment incentives, now is nearly fully staffed.
Two inmates were sentenced to at least 8 years, and a third will be sentenced in March following an assault on another inmate.
Thomson prison staffing, COVID-19 mitigations part of discussion between Sen. Dick Durbin and labor leaders
Thomson Prison told it can hire workers directly, side-stepping bureaucratic requirements that had delayed filling 65 positions.