Updates are also available via Twitter (follow @ycdsb). Parents and members of the public can also access up-to-date information by following the Board on Twitter (@ycdsb) and visiting the Collective Bargaining Update page on the Board`s website (www.ycdsb.ca). 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. We understand that a work stoppage can be troubling for students, parents and school communities, and we ensure that all stakeholders 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. As a Catholic school board, the YCDSB respects collective bargaining and hopes that a freely negotiated agreement will be reached by Sunday. Although we are not involved in key negotiations, we are convinced that the parties concerned are working hard to reach an agreement. We will continue to provide updates and information on this site and our Twitter account @ycdsb. As a result of provincial negotiations, CUPE YCDSB has announced that its members will be in a legal strike position as of Monday, September 30, 2019. If no agreement is reached at the provincial level by September 30, CUPE members will take legal action on September 30 in the form of work to regulate sanctions.

On 8 April 2020, OECTA announced that its members had ratified the agreement on the main terms of a new treaty. 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. OECTA and provincial representatives are currently seated at the negotiating table. If no interim agreement can be reached today, a one-day strike will take place tomorrow, Friday, February 21: If no interim agreement can be reached in advance, a one-day strike will take place on Thursday, March 5: Today, the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) announced that no interim agreement has been reached with the province and that a lawsuit against the work will begin on Monday. 13 January 2020. . .