This means that the central body of each union negotiates with the province and its local units to negotiate with each school board. Different aspects of a collective agreement are negotiated at each level. The York Catholic District School Board is very pleased that the Ministry of Education and the Ontario Secondary Teachers` Federation (OSSTF) have reached an interim agreement at the provincial level. The ratification votes with OSSTF members are scheduled for May. In addition to teaching students, we also sponsor and support sports teams and community clubs. We are committed to the students we teach and to the communities in which we live and work to awaken the love of learning and positive change for the common good of all. On October 6, CUPE and the province announced that they had entered into a new collective agreement. This interim agreement is currently ratified by CUPE members. The collective agreements for the three YCDSB union partners expired on August 31, 2019. York Catholic Teachers is the local unit of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA). We are proud of our history and look forward to the future, as we provide Catholic students, from kindergarten to Grade 12, with comprehensive and comprehensive training that prepares them for success after high school and, ultimately, a rewarding career. The main tasks of the local bargaining unit are the representation of its members in local collective bargaining with their school committee, complaints from members of the process and health and safety advocates of the work environment.
CUPE Local 1571 has announced that it will hold a ratification vote for its members on November 23, 2019. The YCDSB Foundation Board will submit the provisional agreement for ratification at its meeting on 26 November 2019. The York Catholic District School Board is very pleased that the provincial negotiating teams and CUPE have negotiated a new collective agreement. That`s why CUPE WILL NOT BE GREAT DEMAIN, MONDAY 7 OCTOBER 2019. On 8 April 2020, the OECD announced that its members had ratified the agreement on essential terms for a new treaty. As you may know in the most recent media, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is currently negotiating a renewed provincial collective agreement and has been on strike since Monday, September 30, 2019. We understand that a work stoppage can be a concern for students, parents and school communities, and we will ensure that all parties involved are kept informed throughout the process. As a Catholic school board, the YCDSB respects collective bargaining and hopes that a freely negotiated agreement will be reached soon. Bi-weekly updates on the status of local negotiations in OECD units in the provincial province.