If CUPE declares further vacancy notices, the Board of Directors is notified five (5) days in advance; If the normal functioning of the school has additional effects, parents are informed of the methods mentioned above. 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. QUOTES “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to thank the members of the CUPE and YCDSB negotiating team for their constructive efforts towards a new collective agreement. The parties` determination to reach an agreement paves the way for continued positive cooperation between CUPE 2331 and YCDSB. Maria Marchese, Chair of YCDSB`s Board of Directors. “I am pleased that we have been able to secure a new collective agreement with our CUPE 2331 partners. The positive and collaborative approach of both sides has led to a mutually beneficial negotiation process and a ratified agreement, which has positive benefits for both the Board of Directors and the Union.” From Falconi, Director of Education, YCDSB. “The members of the Union have sent us around a table with clear priorities: to make orders, to improve the recruitment process and to improve the working conditions of all our members. We are proud of the agreement we have reached with the partnership of the board`s negotiating team. The 93% vote in favour of ratification tells us that our members see the obvious benefits of this agreement. We look forward to implementing these rules to help our members continue to provide excellent service to our students.

Mary Di Federico, President, CUPE Local 2331. 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. If there is no preliminary agreement, a one-day strike will take place on Thursday, March 5: collective agreements for the three YCDSB union partners expired on August 31, 2019. Please note that all YCDSB schools are open during this action and classes are continuing. Transportation for eligible students will also be in service. If the one-day strike takes place, please note that all YCDSB schools are open and classes are running as usual. On October 23, 2019, OSSTF Education Workers requested a “No Board” report.

Strike votes are continuing and are expected to be completed by November 15, 2019. The Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECD) reached an interim agreement with the provincial government and the Ontario Catholic School Trust Association (OCSTA) on March 12, 2020. Parents are invited to speak to their principal with a question. The York Catholic District Board (YCDSB) and CUPE Local 1571 tentatively agreed this weekend. The details of the provisional agreement are confidential and are subject to ratification by the YCDSB and the Union. On Friday, December 13, OSSTF announced that its members will be withdrawing from service for one day from 10 boards of directors on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. Parents must provide alternative childcare. You can`t send your kids to school.

On January 15, the Ontario government announced that it will provide financial support to parents and caregivers during the strikes. The right is limited to parents/guardians whose children are enrolled in school or who attend a fully closed school child care facility following a strike.