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Government Tables Contract First Offer

Today, the Government tabled their first contract offer to OSBCU, please click here to read the offer: Government of Ontario First Offer What does the Government offer mean to you?  Please click here to see a chart comparing the OSBCU proposal vs. the Government first contract offer: Government Contract Offer – What Does it Mean

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OSBCU Bargaining Update – Summary of Proposals, Tuesday August 2/2022

OSBCU has, in the interest of transparency and accountability, released today the documents that were tabled to the Government and CTA (Council of Trustees Association).  Please click the following link for all the details, including proposed wage increases of $3.25 in each year of the collective agreement: OSBCU Bargaining Update August 2, 2022

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President’s Update

The latest President’s Update for August 9, 2022 has been posted. Click on the President’s Update tab at the top menu; you can access the current update and the President’s Update archive as well.

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OSBCU Bargaining Update July 18/2022

Please click below on the following link for an update by OSBCU highlighting what was accomplished at the latest meeting with Government and Trustee representatives, and what the next steps are: OSBCU Bargaining Update July 18, 2022

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First, a sincere Thank You to all candidates that participated in our 2022 General Election. The following is a list of our 2022-2024 Union officials: President:  Blake Corkill 1st Vice-President:  Patrick Cumbo 2nd Vice-President:  Pat Amatangelo Chief Steward:  Flora DiCarlo Recording Secretary:  Darlene Barrick Secretary-Treasurer:  Dave Dickhout Membership Officers: Darren Kerr Michelle Madley 1 Year Trustee: 

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