Durham District School Board Cupe Collective Agreement

Therefore, cupe will not participate in the strikes and our schools will be open to students on Monday, October 7, 2019. As a result, as of Monday, October 7, 2019, all of our schools will be closed to students in elementary, secondary and continuing education institutions, unless a new central agreement can be reached between CUPE, the Government of Ontario and the trust associations by then. Today, the Ontario English Catholic Teachers` Association (OECTA) announced that its members will lead a one-day strike on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. This means that there will be a complete withdrawal of services in all Catholic elementary and secondary schools throughout the province. Durham District School Council (DCDSB) is pleased to announce that the Elementary Teachers` Federation of Ontario (ETFO) Designated Early Childhood Éducators and DCDSB have reached a preliminary agreement on local bargaining to renew a collective agreement expiring August 31, 2022. The parties will endeavour to achieve local ratification in the coming weeks. Preliminary agreement with the Ontario English Miners` Association — Durham Secondary Unit We hope that negotiations will be concluded as soon as possible. We will continue to monitor the situation and update www.dcdsb.ca/collectivebargaining. The Union of Canadian Public Employees (CUPE) is planning a complete withdrawal of services as of Monday, October 7, 2019, unless an agreement is reached over the weekend.

Parents and legal guardians receive important communications about the Messenger school system from the Board of Directors. We will continue to update our website www.dcdsb.ca/collectivebargaining. Yesterday, we informed the families that the Union of Canadian Public Employees (CUPE) had announced its intention to make the work action on Monday, October 7, 2019 a strike. This means a complete withdrawal of services by our education workers represented by CUPE if no provincial agreement is reached on the weekend. We will continue to provide updates as soon as information becomes available on www.dcdsb.ca/collectivebargaining. The Ontario Elementary School Federation (ETFO) announced that the Council of Trustees` Association (Ontario Catholic School Trustees` Association and the Ontario Public School Boards` Association) and the provincial government have successfully negotiated an interim collective agreement on core conditions for their members. For the Durham Catholic District School Board (DCDSB), our 100 designed Early Childhood Educators are among them. The details of the agreement remain confidential until it is ratified by all parties.

Education workers represented by CUPE are currently in a legally regulated work situation, which means the withdrawal of certain essential services. This can affect wait times until the school doors are unlocked during the class period. Please do not send your child to the following data at school: The decision to close schools to students is difficult to make, but after assessing the ability and resources to maintain the level of service in special education, supervision, safe arrival procedures and safe school environments, this decision was made with the safety of students as a top priority…