The OECD and provincial representatives are currently at the negotiating table. If an interim agreement cannot be reached today, a one-day strike will take place tomorrow, Friday, February 21: today, the Ontario Teachers` Association (OECD) announced that no interim agreement has been reached with the province and that legal action will begin on Monday, January 13, 2020. 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. Updates are still published on this page and are also available on Twitter (@ycdsb). If we are informed that no negotiated solution has been found on Sunday and that students cannot attend school on Monday, you will be notified on Sunday, October 6 or early Monday morning by a school messenger (by phone and email) if negotiations continue late into Sunday night. Updates are also posted on the Board of Directors website and on the Twitter account (@ycdsb). Updates are also available on Twitter (follow @ycdsb). On 8 April 2020, the OECD announced that its members had ratified the agreement on essential terms for a new treaty.
We will continue to provide updates and information on this page and on our Twitter account @ycdsb. Supports the staffing needs of the university workforce providing services, including, but not limited, to hiring, onboarding, staffing, collective agreement management and professional learning and support. Following the provincial negotiations, CUPE YCDSB has indicated that its members will be in a legal strike position from Monday, September 30, 2019. In the event of no agreement at the provincial level by the September 30 deadline, CUPE members will begin legal proceedings on September 30 in the form of sanctions settlement work. 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. The collective agreements for the three YCDSB union partners expired on August 31, 2019. 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.
If there is no preliminary agreement in advance, a one-day strike will take place on Thursday, March 5, where parents and members of the public will also be able to access up-to-date information by following the board of directors on Twitter (@ycdsb) and checking the „Collective Bargaining Update“ page on the Board of Directors` website (www.ycdsb.ca). 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.