(Oshawa) CUPE Local 218, representing 1700 workers at the Durham District School Board, has reached a tentative agreement with its employer.
Local 218 represents educational assistants, clerical, office and technical workers, and custodial and maintenance staff. The Ministry of Labour had set a strike or lockout deadline of May 8th.
No details of the new agreement will be released until after ratification meetings are held with members.
For further information:
Don Bryans, President, CUPE Local 218
(905) 431-5811 (cell)
Betty SommersCUPE National Representative
(905) 439-7044 (cell)
Andrea Addario, CUPE Communications
(416) 292-3999, ext. 240