Kpr Cupe Collective Agreement

Do., 14.11.2019 – Kawartha Pine Ridge District Board and CUPE Local 5555 have announced that they have entered into a new interim collective agreement. The new three-year contract is based on the province`s framework and also includes local issues and reflections negotiated collectively in the workplace. Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 5555 ratified the three-year contract last weekend. “We are pleased that both sides have worked hard to find common ground to reach an agreement, making us one of the only residents of CUPE Education province with a provisional local agreement.” However, no details were provided on the terms of the agreement. “Throughout this process, we have worked hard to support the needs of all our members on the ground, and we are pleased to be one of a handful of people in CUPE`s education province with a ratified agreement.” Both sides will vote on the agreement at a later date. “Given the negotiation process in the provinces and the current climate we face, it is not easy to reach a local agreement that meets the needs of all our members,” said Ron Maguire, President of CUPE Local 5555. The union, which represents hundreds of auxiliaries, and the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board say they have obtained a new interim collective agreement . . . . Prior to the agreement, CUPE found that some of the problems were benefits, job security, wages and sick leave. .

The ratification votes for both parties will take place at a later date. “The commitment and commitment of our CUPE staff is essential to the functioning of our schools and the success of our students.” Would you like to talk? Please read our comments directive first. “We thank CUPE representatives for their positive and respectful approach to these negotiations,” said Diane Lloyd, Chair of the School Board. READ MORE: Ontario teachers launch work-to-dominate campaign 26 The Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 5555 represents more than 1,700 teaching workers with 140 professional titles, such as secretaries, facilitators, interview, early childhood education and more. The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) represents health care workers, maintenance staff, secretaries and education assistants . . . . “We are pleased to have been able to find common ground with representatives of the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board on a number of local issues that will benefit both the Union and the Board of Directors,” said Ron Maguire, President of CUPE Local 5555.

The school board consists of 93 schools (primary and secondary) in Peterborough, Peterborough and Northumberland and Clarington counties. The two-year extension of the premises to a contract from 2014 to 2017 expired at the end of August. A strike vote has been declared for September. “We thank CUPE representatives for the positive and respectful approach they took during these negotiations. On a number of local issues, we have found common ground that will benefit everyone,” said Diane Lloyd, Chair of the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board.

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