10 Oct. 2019
Job Action in KPDSB Schools - 2019-2020 School Year
This page will be updated as information becomes available. Should you have questions, please contact Sheena Pilipishen at 807-223-5311 ext. 247 or by email by clicking here.
October 6, 2019 - Update - A tentative agreement has been reached with CUPE
A tentative agreement means all strike action in our schools has ended. Our schools will be open Monday, October 7, as planned for a regular school day. We thank our students, staff and families for their patience and understanding during this time.
OCTOBER 4, 2019 - KPDSB SCHOOLS TO REMAIN OPEN TO STUDENTS AND STAFF ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2019
October 2, 2019 - CUPE Announces Escalated Job Action to Full Withdraw of Services
CUPE has given notice that they will be escalating strike action to a full withdraw of services on October 7 if a settlement cannot be reached. We understand that our students, families and staff have questions about the announcement and what this will mean for them. At this time, we are confirming details of the strike action and the impact on our schools here in Northwestern Ontario. We will provide additional information for our families, staff and students as soon as we are able to. We remain hopeful that a settlement can be reached.
September 30, 2019 - CUPE Members Begin Job Action & KPDSB Cancels Community Use of Schools Permits
The Ontario Public School Boards' Association (OPSBA) provides up to date information on their website for collective bargaining in education in Ontario. Please click here to view status updates or click here to view backgrounder information