HALIFAX, April 30 /CNW/ - Instructional Support Staff with the Halifax
Regional School Board have reached a tentative agreement with their employer.
CUPE National Representative Jacquie Bramwell says, "While the union will
not be releasing any of the details until a ratification meeting is held, the
Bargaining Committee is recommending the deal be accepted."
Bramwell says they hope to be able to present the package to members of
Local 108, Unit Three within the next 2 weeks. Details of that meeting will be
CUPE represents some 750 Educational Program Assistants, Library Support
Specialists, Student Support Workers and Community Support Workers with the
Their contract had expired July 31, 2006. Bargaining commenced in
For further information:
For further information: Jacquie Bramwell, CUPE National Rep., (902)
240-7928 (Cell); Naomi Stewart, President, CUPE Local 108, (902) 877-7770
(Cell); John McCracken, CUPE Communications Rep., (902) 455-4180 (o),