Begins: 2 September 2022 @ 9:30 AM
Location: Toronto, ON (virtual)
TORONTO, ON –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– CUPE’s Ontario School Board Council of Unions (OSBCU) will hold a media briefing to discuss the expiration of frontline education workers’ collective agreements, the Ford government’s underfunding of Ontario schools, and the return of all students to classes next week.
|WHO:||Laura Walton, educational assistant and president of CUPE’s Ontario School Boards Council of Unions (OSBCU)|
|WHAT:||Ontario education workers to hold back-to-school media briefing|
|WHEN:||Friday, September 2 – 9:30 a.m.|
|WHERE:||Register in advance for this media availability via Zoom.|
As most students prepare to go back to school next week and with pressure on parents to spend even more out of their own pockets on everything from school supplies to the skyrocketing costs of food and rent, Ontario’s 55,000 frontline education workers are using bargaining for their next collective agreement to secure more resources for students, families, and each other.
The proposals for Student Success and Good Jobs that education workers have put forward are reasonable, necessary, and affordable.
Education workers’ Proposals for Student Success and Good Jobs, if accepted, would: