For Immediate Release
January 22, 2019
NLTA Reaches Tentative Agreement
St. John’s, NL… The Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association has reached a tentative agreement with Government and the NL School Boards Association on a new collective agreement for teachers.
“The negotiating process can sometimes be long and difficult and we are pleased to reach a stage where our members will have the opportunity to hear the specifics,” states Dean Ingram, President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association. “We look forward to consideration of the details by teachers and possible ratification of an agreement which will enable us to continue to concentrate on our main job of educating the children and students of this province.”
Details of the tentative agreement will be presented to teachers in coming weeks. No other information will be released until teachers have been fully briefed on the contents of the tentative collective agreement during a series of Branch meetings throughout the province.
A vote on the tentative collective agreement will take place on February 26, 2019.
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For further information contact:
Lesley-Ann Browne, NLTA Communications, Tel: 709-726-3223, ext. 228; 682-3751 (cellular). CLICK HERE to send an email.