The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has reached a tentative agreement with the Board’s 17,700 education workers who are represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 4400.
CUPE Local 4400 represents a wide range of support staff at the TDSB including office and clerical staff, Designated Early Childhood Educators, Educational Assistants, Instructors, Caretakers and Lunchroom Supervisors.
Local negotiations are ongoing with elementary teachers and occasional teachers represented by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO), secondary teachers and occasional teachers represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF), Professional Student Services Personnel (PSSP) represented by OSSTF and staff represented by the Maintenance & Construction Skilled Trades Council (MCSTC).
· The tentative agreement must still be ratified by both the TDSB and CUPE. This vote will happen as soon as practicably possible, but no later than June 30, 2020.
“I am very pleased that the TDSB and CUPE were able to work together to reach a local agreement that prioritizes our students. We value strong relationships with all of our union partners as we continue to work together to support students and the entire TDSB community.”
- Robin Pilkey, Chair, TDSB
“Reaching our first local agreement means more stability for our students during these uncertain times. We continue to work with the remaining unions to reach and ratify local agreements as soon as possible.”
- John Malloy, Director, TDSB