OCSTA Newswire – January 25, 2019

89th OCSTA AGM and Conference - In Downtown Toronto FAITH IN ACTION April 25 - 27, 2019 Register now for OCSTA's 89th Annual General Meeting and Conference which will be held at the InterContentinental Toronto Centre Hotel (225 Front St.) Keynote Speakers: Dr. Thomas Groome, Boston College: "Faith in Action in Catholic Schools - Education From and [...]

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OCSTA Newswire – November 5, 2019

Legislative Update   Bill 124, Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019 On June 5, 2019, the Ontario government introduced Bill 124, Protecting a Sustainable Public Service for Future Generations Act, 2019. The legislation proposes to cap public sector wage hikes to an average of 1% per year for the next three years. [...]

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Central Terms Ratified for CUPE Collective Agreement

TORONTO, November 4, 2019—The Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association is pleased to announce the ratification of central terms for a new three-year collective agreement with CUPE and the Ontario School Board Council of Unions. “The agreement reached reflects the committed efforts of all involved to ensure the well-being of students and the dedicated members of [...]

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OCSTA Statement Regarding CUPE Tentative Agreement

TORONTO, October 6, 2019—We are very pleased that tonight, following many days of bargaining, the Council of Trustees’ Associations, the Provincial government and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) reached a tentative collective agreement.  The tentative agreement ensures that the students in Catholic schools throughout Ontario and the dedicated CUPE staff who serve them will [...]

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OCSTA Newswire – October 2, 2019

OCSTA Oct. 2nd Statement regarding CUPE Following today's October 2nd announcement by CUPE, OCSTA's President, Beverley Eckensweiler issued the following statement: "Ontario’s Catholic school boards are clearly focused on the best interests of students as they determine next steps following CUPE’s announcement today of their intention to engage in a full withdrawal of service on [...]

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  A Statement from the Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association Regarding CUPE Collective Bargaining     TORONTO, September 29, 2019—We are disappointed that the mediation with CUPE has ended without a tentative agreement. Until now, the Council of Trustees’ Associations has not made public any information with respect to collective bargaining, despite the significant media coverage [...]

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