As you may know from recent media reports, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is currently negotiating a renewed provincial collective agreement and has been on statutory strike since Monday, September 30, 2019. QUOTES “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to thank the members of the CUPE and YCDSB bargaining team for their constructive efforts to reach a new collective agreement. The parties` determination to reach an agreement paves the way for an ongoing positive working relationship between CUPE 2331 and the YCDSB. Maria Marchese, Chair of the YCDSB Board of Directors. “I am pleased that we were able to reach a new collective agreement with our CUPE 2331 partners. The positive and cooperative approach of both sides has resulted in a mutually beneficial negotiation process and a ratified agreement that includes positive benefits for both the Management Board and the Union. Ab Falconi, Director of Education, YCDSB. “Union members sent us to the table with clear priorities: integrating contract work into the internal company, improving the staff process and improving the working conditions of all our members. We are proud of the essoyé agreement we were able to reach with the partnership of the Board of Directors` negotiating team. The ratification vote of 93% shows us that our members see the clear benefits of this agreement.
We look forward to implementing the necessary arrangements to help our members continue to provide excellent service to our students.” Mary Di Federico, President, CUPE 2331. CUPE 1571 said it will hold a ratification vote for its members on November 23, 2019. The YCDSB Board of Directors will submit the preliminary agreement for ratification at its Board meeting on November 26, 2019. Meet the staffing needs of the university workforce by providing services including, but not limited to, recruitment, onboarding, staffing, collective bargaining management, and professional learning and support. On October 6, CUPE and the province announced the signing of a new collective agreement. This interim agreement is currently being ratified by CUPE members. The York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) and CUPE 2331 have reached an interim agreement. Today, the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) announced that no interim agreement had been reached with the province and on Monday the 13th.
January 2020, a lawsuit against the works will begin. The collective agreements of the YCDSB`s three union partners expired on August 31, 2019. On Thursday, March 12, 2020, the Ontario English Catholic Teachers` Association (OECTA), the Ontario Catholic School Trustees` Association (OCSTA) and the Government of Ontario entered into an interim collective agreement. As a result, OECTA suspended all strike activities pending ratification of the agreement. .