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Tentative agreement reached for the public school board and secondary school teachers

The Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation District 29 are pleased to announce that the parties have reached a tentative settlement on local bargaining issues.

“This is welcome news! It was a tremendous effort by our local OSSTF and Board negotiating teams. They worked together through a respectful negotiations process to come to agreement on local issues which are in support of student achievement and well-being,” said Dwayne Inch, Chair of the Board.

“We are pleased to have reached a tentative settlement with the Board. After nine months of challenges presented by a new negotiations process, we believe we have achieved a respectful and fair agreement for our members,” said Doug Ferguson, President of OSSTF District 29.

Ratification votes by both parties will take place in the coming weeks. No other details will be released at this time.

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, kdonnell@hpedsb.on.ca

Last updated: October 23, 2015 at 5:17 pm