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Schools Open Monday, Oct. 7th

​NEWS RELEASE                                 

Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1

519-255- 3200

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 3, 2019

Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury

Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224

​GECDSB Schools Will Be Open

- contingency plans in place -

Regardless of the outcome of contract talks scheduled for this weekend, Greater Essex County District School Board schools will be open and student transportation will operate as usual on Monday, October 7th.

The Canadian Union of Public Employees which represents custodial, maintenance, clerical and information technology staff has declared its intent to begin a legal work stoppage if a new collective agreement has not been reached by Sunday October 6th at midnight.

GECDSB teachers, administrators and education support staff will still be in schools on Monday and a plan will be in place to maintain student safety and building operations in the absence of the striking employees.

Students and families can find updates and information on all school-based activities on the GECDSB website, www.publicboard.ca

​For more information contact Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224 or 519-995-5797.