Sudbury Catholic District School Board

Labour Updates

Labour Update #5

December 9, 2019

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has served a Notice of Strike Action outlining a full withdrawal of services in the form of a second one-day walkout on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. It is important to note that this job action will not impact schools in Sudbury. OSSTF does not represent any SCDSB teachers or other employees. Sudbury Catholic staff are represented by Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA).

Labour Update #4

November 29, 2019

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has served a Notice of Strike Action outlining a full withdrawal of services in the form of a one-day walkout on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. It is important to note that OSSTF does not represent any SCDSB teachers or other employees. Sudbury Catholic staff are represented by Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) and will therefore not be affected by this strike action; however, traffic delays may be anticipated if a full strike takes place and picket lines are planned at neighbouring public schools.

Labour Update #3

October 7, 2019

A tentative settlement has been reached on central terms of a collective agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) education workers. The terms of the new agreement will remain confidential until the ratification process is completed. CUPE has agreed to stop all job action while awaiting ratification of the deal. Within the Sudbury Catholic District School Board, CUPE staff represents custodial and maintenance staff. Community use of schools will continue without interruption.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Labour Update #2

October 4, 2019

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) across the province will escalate to strike action including a full withdrawal of services effective October 7, 2019 should a settlement not be reached by the end of the day on October 6, 2019. Within the Sudbury Catholic District School Board, CUPE staff represents custodial and maintenance staff. Contingency planning is underway at this time, and currently a partial withdrawal of services continues.

All Sudbury Catholic District School Board schools will remain open and student learning will continue within our classrooms. However, please be advised that all community use of school activities will be cancelled for the time being. The health and safety of our staff and students will remain a top priority. As a Catholic School Board, we are committed to the labour negotiation process. If there is any impact to regular school operations, parents and students will be notified and regular updates will be posted on our Board website.

Labour Update #1

September 27, 2019

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) across the province will begin job action in the form of “Work to Rule” effective Monday, September 30, 2019, which will include a partial withdrawal of some core services. Within the Sudbury Catholic District School Board, CUPE staff represents custodial and maintenance staff.

All Sudbury Catholic District School Board schools will remain open and student learning will continue within our classrooms. The health and safety of our staff and students will remain a top priority. As a Catholic School Board, we are committed to the labour negotiation process. If there is any impact to regular school operations, parents and students will be notified and regular updates will be posted on our Board website.

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