No strike, schools will be open tomorrow
(Michelle Vallee, mykemptvillenow.com staff)
The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has reached a tentative agreement with the Ontario Government.
The two parties have been negotiating throughout the weekend.
The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) and Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) stated schools would be closed in the event of a strike.
CUPE represents school support staff, including educational assistants, early childhood educators and clerical staff.
The union makes up more than 440 employees with the CDSBEO, or 31% of its staff.
There are 1,600 CUPE employees within the UCDSB, or 40% of its staff.