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UGDSB ratifies collective agreements with 5 local unions

For Immediate Release
March 27, 2024

GUELPH, Ontario – The Upper Grand District School Board is pleased to announce it has ratified collective agreements with five local union partners.

Agreements have been ratified with the following bargaining units:

The UGDSB had previously ratified collective agreements with two CUPE bargaining units, Local 256, Custodial and Maintenance and Local 256, ESL.

The agreements cover the period from September 1, 2022, to August 31, 2026.

“I am pleased that we have reached agreements and have ratified local terms with these employee groups,” said UGDSB Chair of the Board, Ralf Mesenbrink. “We look forward to seeing tentative local agreements with our remaining employee groups in the very near future, completing this round of negotiations.”

“We are deeply committed to fostering strong, collaborative relationships with our valued staff across all unions. By working together, we ensure that every decision we make puts our students at the centre of everything we do,” said UGDSB Director of Education, Peter Sovran.

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