June 11, 2003 -
The bargaining committee for the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association representing Occasional Teachers, Sudbury Unit, (OECTA Occasional) and the Sudbury Catholic District School Board have reached a tentative agreement.|
On Monday, June 16th , the union membership will vote on the tentative settlement and on Tuesday, June 17th, the Board’s salary negotiation committee will bring the tentative proposal forward to the Trustees with a recommendation for approval.
Paula Peroni, Board Trustee and Chair of the Board’s negotiation committee and Linda Kingerski, President of the OECTA Occasional Unit, Sudbury, stated that both parties were pleased with the outcome of negotiations.
Ray Vincent, Chair of the Board, thanked teachers and both negotiating committees for achieving a tentative agreement, stating that, "The goodwill shown by both parties to reach an agreement during these negotiations will ultimately transfer itself to the classroom."