HALIFAX, Sept. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Nova Scotia Teachers Union, representing teachers in the public schools of the province, and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development opened negotiations on a new Teachers' Provincial Agreement today, September 29, at 8:30 a.m.
Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey and NSTU president Shelley Morse expressed optimism the talks would produce an agreement in the best interest of public education in Nova Scotia.
The parties have agreed to keep their discussions at the table confidential.
The current provincial agreement expired July 31, 2015.
SOURCE Nova Scotia Teachers Union
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