Today, the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECD) announced that no interim agreement has been reached with the province and that legal action will begin on Monday, January 13, 2020. The York Catholic District Board (YCDSB) and CUPE Local 1571 tentatively agreed this weekend. The details of the provisional agreement are confidential and are subject to ratification by the YCDSB and the Union. As a Catholic school board, the YCDSB respects collective bargaining and hopes that a freely negotiated agreement will be reached by Sunday. Although we are not involved in centralized negotiations, we are confident that the parties involved would work hard to reach an agreement. Supports the staffing needs of the university workforce providing services, including, but not limited, to hiring, onboarding, staffing, collective agreement management and professional learning and support. Following the provincial negotiations, CUPE YCDSB has indicated that its members will be in a legal strike position from Monday, September 30, 2019. In the event of no agreement at the provincial level by the September 30 deadline, CUPE members will begin legal proceedings on September 30 in the form of sanctions settlement work. On 8 April 2020, the OECD announced that its members had ratified the agreement on essential terms for a new treaty. If there is no preliminary agreement, a one-day strike will take place on Thursday, March 5: the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) and CUPE Local 2331 have reached an interim agreement. The collective agreements for the three YCDSB union partners expired on August 31, 2019.
CUPE Local 1571 has announced that it will hold a ratification vote for its members on November 23, 2019. The YCDSB Foundation Board will submit the provisional agreement for ratification at its meeting on 26 November 2019. The York Catholic District School Board is very pleased that the Ministry of Education and the Ontario Secondary Teachers` Federation (OSSTF) have reached an interim agreement at the provincial level. The ratification votes with OSSTF members are scheduled for May. The main tasks of the local bargaining unit are the representation of its members in local collective bargaining with their school committee, complaints from members of the process and health and safety advocates of the work environment. The York Catholic District School Board is very pleased that the provincial negotiating teams and CUPE have negotiated a new collective agreement. That`s why CUPE WILL NOT BE GREAT DEMAIN, MONDAY 7 OCTOBER 2019. On Thursday, March 12, 2020, an interim collective agreement was reached by the Ontario Catholic Teachers` Association (OECD), the Ontario Catholic School Trust Association (OCSTA) and the Ontario government.
As a result, the OECD suspended all strike activities until the agreement was ratified. This means that the central body of each union negotiates with the province and its local units to negotiate with each school board. Different aspects of a collective agreement are negotiated at each level. The OECD and provincial representatives are currently at the negotiating table. If an interim agreement cannot be reached today, a one-day strike will take place tomorrow, Friday, February 21: the Ontario Teachers` Association (OECD) has reached an interim agreement with the provincial government and the Ontario Catholic School Trust Association (OCSTA) on March 12, 2020.