Fredericton – The Union representing the New Brunswick school bus drivers, custodians, tradespersons and maintenance workers have reached a tentative agreement with the Government.
`We are very please with this round of bargaining`, said Delalene Harris-Foran, president of CUPE local 1253.
`We have been able to reach this tentative agreement without the assistance of a third party and we will be recommending the acceptance of this five-year contract to our members.’
The details of the tentative agreement will be withheld until the ratification vote next week.
The Collective Agreement of the school bus drivers, custodians, tradespersons and maintenance workers expired March 2005.
CUPE Local 1253 represents 2,600 members.
For more information, please contact:
Delalene Harris-Foran, President CUPE 1253 – 506-624-8349 or 506-622-8009
Robert Hickes, CUPE Representative – 506-458-8059