We thought it would be no-brainer for both parties – workers representatives and the bosses – to quickly accept the same central scope as last time. But something as simple as this became another opportunity for the provincial government to delay. They figure that they can prolong the start of discussions about real issues that matter to you and kids’ caregivers even longer by dragging out today’s first meeting into a second unnecessary meeting weeks from now. (By the way, they haven’t even agreed to a next meeting date yet). As for the ground rules, your bargaining team made it clear that workers will not accept a “media blackout.” Instead, those of us who are at the negotiating table on your behalf intend to be very open and transparent with the whole CUPE-OSBCU membership.
New Member Organizing Training! Organizing to Build Power in the School Board Sector new date March 26th Register your local’s new member organizers, worksite leads, etc in one of the two upcoming virtual organizing trainings for new member organizers. Both are in English. If your local would like to schedule to schedule an organizing training in French or English for your new member organizers, don’t hesitate to email us at