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

The Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board and the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, Hastings-Prince Edward Teacher Local are pleased to announce that the parties have reached a tentative settlement on local bargaining issues.

“We are pleased that the negotiation teams for the Board and ETFO worked collaboratively to reach a tentative agreement. Our elementary teachers play an important role in educating children, and we appreciate their contributions to student achievement and well-being,” said Dwayne Inch, Chair of the Board.

“We are pleased that we have reached a tentative settlement with the Board. This has been a lengthy and challenging process, but we believe the end result is a positive outcome for our members. Our team would like to thank all of our members for their patience and support as we worked to achieve a fair settlement in this new bargaining framework,” said Dave Henderson, President of ETFO Hastings-Prince Edward.

The agreement covers 573 teachers. 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: February 22, 2016 at 9:49 pm