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  • Cupe ‘s members educational assistants clerical and maintenance staff at schools across ontario have been without a contract Since the end of august [2]
  • Lauren walton president of cupe's ontario school board council of unions announces wednesday oct [2]
  • Walton told cbc News that a key issue stalling negotiations is a Local priorities fund that was negotiated in 2016 [3]
  • This morning Cupe and osbcu gave the legal five-day notice that our school board members will commence full strike action on monday. [1]
  • Toronto district school board said it remains hopeful that a new contract can be negotiated and they will keep parents updated regularly [1]
  • Cupe ontario president fred hahn said they are in conversation with other education unions and ideally teachers would not cross their picket lines [2]
  • Schools in Toronto peel york will close if there's a Cupe strike [2]
  • Cupe represents 55 000 school support workers including education assistants custodial staff clerical workers and early childhood educators [5]
  • Walton said school boards had begun to close programs lay off workers and were paying parents to do the work of Cupe workers [1]
  • School boards across ontario have begun to send letters to parents asking them to prepare for the pending strike on monday [1]
  • Durham district school board says they will make a decision about closures on friday [5]
  • Ontario school boards issue warnings to parents [1]
  • Cbc News investigates [3]
  • Waterloo catholic district school board told parents if the strike proceeds monday they will be closing schools [1]
  • York region district school board york catholic district school board and dufferin-peel catholic district school board will also be closing [5]




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References

  1. https://globalnews.ca/news/5979283/ontario-education-workers-strike-pc-government/
  2. https://torontosun.com/news/provincial/cupe-education-workers-set-to-launch-full-strike
  3. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/cupe-education-workers-no-board-1.5272007
  4. https://toronto.citynews.ca/video/2019/10/02/cupe-workers-set-to-strike-next-week/
  5. https://toronto.citynews.ca/2019/10/03/gta-schools-closed-cupe-strike/
  6. https://blackburnnews.com/chatham/chatham-news/2019/10/02/local-school-boards-hope-cupe-strike-avoided-planning-anyway/
  7. https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/union-representing-55000-ontario-school-board-workers-triggers-move-to-allow-strike-action-by-end-of-september

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