Local update on the CUPE agreement

Local update on the CUPE agreement

On December 30, 2012, Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, along with other school boards in Ontario, was informed that the Provincial Government had signed a tentative agreement with the provincial Canadian Union of Public Employees. It is for the period September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2014.

CUPE Local 1022 ratified the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Provincial Government on January 9, 2013. HPEDSB trustees received the CUPE MoU on January 14, 2013, and supported the application of locally agreed upon items, including refinements to staffing processes.

"The Board and CUPE teams worked together to come to agreement on local issues. They took a respectful approach to negotiations and came to a successful result," stated Rob McGall, Director of Education.

In Hastings and Prince Edward, CUPE Local 1022 represents approximately 600 educational assistants, custodial, maintenance, office clerical, technical employees and early childhood educators.

Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board serves approximately 16,000 students at 42 elementary and eight secondary schools. The district covers a wide geographical area of 7,221 square kilometres bordered by Maynooth to the north, Deseronto to the east, Prince Edward County to the south and Quinte West to the west.

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]