Minister of Education Statement on Tentative Agreement with OCEW

Published on April 06, 2020
April 4, 2020 9:00 A.M.

Ministry of Education

TORONTO — Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement after reaching a tentative agreement with Ontario Council of Educational Workers (OCEW):

"Our Government is pleased to announce a tentative agreement has been reached between the Crown, the Council of Trustees' Associations, and OCEW.

This tentative agreement shows our Government's commitment to providing stability to parents, students, and education workers.

The time is now to get the two remaining deals done, for the benefit of our students."

Quick Facts

  • This is the fifth tentative agreement reached by the government with teachers’ and education workers’ unions – preceded by OECTA, ETFO, ETFO EW, and AEFO, and two ratified agreements with CUPE and EWAO – which provides stability and certainty to more Ontario students and families.