Agreement reached between education workers and LKDSB

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A tentative agreement has been reached between education workers and the Lambton Kent District School Board.

The Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1238 represents custodians, early childhood educators, educational assistants, library and information technology staff, and other school-based and central office support staff.

“We are pleased to reach a tentative agreement with CUPE,” said LKDSB Chair Jane Bryce. “We appreciate the ongoing dedication and commitment of all CUPE staff, who provide important supports and services in our schools and across the Lambton Kent District School Board.”

The agreement is subject to ratification by both parties. Details will be available following ratification.

A provincial collective agreement between CUPE, the Council of Trustees’ Association and the Government of Ontario was ratified November 4, 2019.

An agreement has yet to be reached between the Doug Ford government and all four major Ontario education unions.

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation (OSSTF), the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO), the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA), and the Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO) are all planning to stage a province-wide job action Friday, February 21.