Tentative agreement reached for the public school board and occasional teachers
The Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board and the Hastings Prince Edward Occasional Teachers’ Local (HAPE-OTL) are pleased to announce that the parties have reached a tentative settlement on local bargaining issues.
“Congratulations to the teams. This agreement shows their commitment to work together to come to fair terms for both parties. Occasional teachers serve students each day and are valued employees at Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board,” said Dwayne Inch, Chair of the Board.
“The HAPE-OTL and HPEDSB Collective Bargaining teams have worked hard on the new collective agreement for occasional teachers. Our occasional teachers should be happy with this new agreement and we look forward to continuing the important work they do each day in our schools,” said Doug Thur, President, Hastings and Prince Edward Occasional Teachers’ Local.
HAPE-OTL represents approximately 200 occasional teachers. The term of the agreement is from September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2017.
Ratification votes by both parties will take place in the coming weeks. No other details will be released at this time.
For more information, contact
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]