Bluewater Teachers Sign Tentative Agreement



    TORONTO, April 24 /CNW/ - Elementary public school teachers, members of
the Bluewater Elementary Teacher Local of the Elementary Teachers' Federation
of Ontario (ETFO), reached a tentative collective agreement with the Bluewater
District School Board this evening.
    "The ETFO takeover team has done a fantastic job for our members. They
met with the board on numerous occasions and bargained around the clock to get
a deal," said ETFO President David Clegg. "This agreement benefits elementary
teachers, the Bluewater District School Board, and elementary students," Clegg
said.
    Details of the agreement will be available following a members'
ratification vote.
    The Bluewater Elementary Teacher Local represents approximately 670
public elementary school teachers. Their last contract expired August 31,
2008.

    The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario represents 73,000
elementary public school teachers and education workers across the province
and is the largest teacher federation in Canada.





For further information:

For further information: Larry Skory, ETFO Communications, (416)
962-3836 (Office), (416) 948-0195 (Cell)

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