All GECDSB elementary, secondary and continuing education schools will be closed to students and students transportation will be cancelled.
GECDSB Labour Update Page
An update has been posted on our Labour Negotiations page with details of upcoming strike days on Feb. 11, 12 & 13.
Update for week of Feb. 10-14
Rotating strikes have been scheduled:
- by ETFO (elementary) on Tues. Feb. 11 & Wed. Feb 12 - All elementary schools will be closed to students those days -
- and by OSSTF (secondary) on Thurs. Feb. 13 which will result in both secondary and elementary schools being closed to students on that day
An update has been posted regarding the strike called by the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO).
January 27th Update
The GECDSB is not impacted by any rotating strikes
GECDSB schools will all be open, as usual, on Wednesday, January 15th...area OSSTF members will not be participating in the latest rotating strike action
Due to a one day strike by Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation all GECDSB elementary and secondary schools will be closed to students and student transportation will not operate.
Schools will reopen and student transportation will resume on Thursday, January 9th.
Important information in regard to a possible strike by OSSTF on Wednesday, January 8th - if the one day strike is not averted GECDSB elementary and secondary schools will be closed
Labour Negotiations Update Page
Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 6:00pm in General Amherst High School gymnasium, there will a community meeting to view the new High School Plans (General Amherst and Western). There will also be an opportunity for anyone to provide input and speak to members of the committee.
Thursday, January 9, at 6:00pm at General Amherst High School. Anyone welcome to see the new designs for our Western and General Amherst merge. There will be opportunity for community input that evening as well. Hope to see everyone there.
The latest job action undertaken by the OSSTF will not have an affect on GECDSB schools.
Follow this link - Live Stream
Broadcast begins at 7:00 p.m.
The latest job action undertaken by OSSTF will not affect GECDSB school
Elementary, secondary and continuing education schools will be open and student transportation will operate for GECDSB students.
due to a one day strike by members of the Ontario Secondary Schools Teachers' Federation.
Student transportation for GECDSB students is cancelled.
See this link for more information - Labour Negotiations 2019
Click this link for - Live Stream
Broadcast begins at 7:00 p.m.
If a one day strike by OSSTF occurs then all GECDSB schools - Elementary, Secondary, Continuing Education - will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 4th.
For detailed information visit this link: Labour Negotiations 2019
All student transportation has been cancelled for today (Tuesday, Nov. 12) Schools are open!
Questions about your rental? Contact 519-966-0034 ext. 10553
As of Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 and until further notice all Community Use of Schools rental permits will be paused
Please follow our website and GECDSB social media for information and updates
Tentative agreement reached with CUPE
All student transportation will be operating as usual
All Greater Essex County District School Board schools will
be open and student transportation will operate as usual on Monday, October 7th,
regardless of the outcome of contract talks scheduled for this weekend on a new
collective agreement for employees represented by the Canadian Union of Public
GECDSB teachers, administrators and education support staff
will still be in schools and a plan will be in place to maintain student safety
and building operations in the absence of striking staff, should a work
For the latest information consult the Labour Updates page on this website
All student transportation - both morning and afternoon - has been cancelled for Wednesday, February 27th - schools are open
All student transportation (morning and afternoon) for today - Tuesday, Feb. 12 - is cancelled in both the city and the county.
Schools are open.