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Labour Update January 17, 2020
01/17/2020
LDSB will not be affected by Jan. 20 or 21 one-day strikes
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Labour Update January 10, 2019
01/10/2020
Next phase of ETFO job action will see removal of field trips & extra-curricular activities.
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Statement re EQAO Grade 9 Math Assessment
01/09/2020
OSSTF will not participate in EQAO testing originally scheduled for later this month.
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Secondary schools closed to students Jan. 8
01/06/2020
A one-day strike by OSSTF members will be held January 8, 2020 if an agreement is not reached before then.
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LDSB not affected by Dec. 11 one-day strike
12/09/2019
All Limestone schools will be open on Dec. 11 and all classes and activities will operate as scheduled.
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OSSTF to hold one-day strike Dec. 4
11/28/2019
A one-day strike by OSSTF members will be held December 4 if an agreement is not reached before then.
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Labour Update - November 22, 2019
11/22/2019
A province-wide partial withdrawal of services will start November 26by teachers and educational professionals represented by OSSTF and ETFO
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Labour Update - November 19, 2019
11/19/2019
Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that it has taken a strike vote and received a mandate from its members for strike action. This does not mean a strike is planned or will take place.
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Potential job action by elementary teachers
11/14/2019
The union representing elementary teachers, ETFO, has indicated job action will proceed with a partial withdrawal of services effective Tuesday, November 26, should an agreement not be reached between the parties.
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Labour Update - November 1, 2019
11/01/2019
ETFO and OSSTF have also asked the Minister of Labour to appoint a conciliation officer with respect to central bargaining.
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2020 Special Olympics to be hosted by Kingston
10/25/2019
Kingston to host 2020 Special Olympics Ontario School Championships
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All LDSB schools are open Monday, Oct. 7
10/06/2019
All students and staff should report to schools and work sites.
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All LDSB schools will close Monday, Oct. 7
10/04/2019
Message from the Director of Education regarding the CUPE strike.
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NEW: Planning for possible strike Oct. 7
10/02/2019
The Board is currently reviewing contingency plans including the possibility of school closures beginning Monday.
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Partial withdrawal of services continues
10/01/2019
All schools remain open during current CUPE job action. Some school routines may be modified.
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Partial withdrawal of services to begin Sept. 30
09/29/2019
Contract talks between CUPE, employer associations and the Government has ended this weekend without reaching a collective agreement.
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Important Update regarding CUPE job action
09/27/2019
On September 25, 2019, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) announced that they would begin strike action across Ontario on September 30. This means that CUPE members in the Limestone
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Students improve in Grade 6 and 9 mathematics
09/25/2019
EQAO has released reports on the 2018–2019 provincial assessments for each publicly funded school board in Ontario.
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Information to families about CUPE job action
09/25/2019
This morning, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) confirmed that job action will begin across the province on Monday, Sept. 30.
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Graduation rate continues to climb
09/11/2019
Limestone's current five-year graduation rate is 85.5 % - an increase of 6% over seven years.
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