Tentative agreement for HPEDSB, CUPE 1022

Tentative agreement between HPEDSB and CUPE 1022
Posted on 12/15/2022

Joint news release from Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, and CUPE Local 1022

December 15, 2022—A tentative collective agreement has been reached between the Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, and CUPE Local 1022. The agreement is for a 4-year period from September 1, 2022 to August 31, 2026.

Approximately 750 CUPE members are employed at HPEDSB, working in schools, administration offices and other sites, and include the following roles:

  • communicative disorder assistants;
  • custodian and maintenance workers;
  • designated early childhood educators;
  • educational assistants;
  • intervenors;
  • IT technologists and analysts;
  • library technicians;
  • other technical staff;
  • secretaries and clerical staff; and
  • student supervision monitors.

Ratification votes by CUPE and the Board of Trustees are expected in the coming weeks. No further details will be released at this time.

"Local bargaining is limited as the majority of issues are centrally negotiated. School board management listened to concerns and worked with us to improve the working conditions for CUPE." - Jo-Anne White, President, CUPE Local 1022

“This is welcome news. Coming to a local agreement so quickly was a collaborative effort between HPEDSB senior management and CUPE representatives. It demonstrates our collective commitment to supporting students and schools. Thank you to everyone involved.” - Shannon Binder, Chair of the Board


  • Kerry Donnell, Communications and Privacy Manager, 613-966-1170, extension 62354,or 613-847-0696, [email protected]
  • Jo-Anne White, President, CUPE Local 1022, [email protected]