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Posted Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO), who represents all public English elementary teachers across the province, including teachers at the Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB), have announced they will begin a Phase 1 work-to rule on Tuesday November 26th. This action will include Ministry and school board administrative tasks. For complete details on this work to rule impact, click here . A series of meetings is scheduled to take place between ETFO...
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Posted Friday, October 04, 2019

Renfrew County District School Board provides update on CUPE strike impact   October 4, 2019 - The Renfrew County District School Board is preparing for a strike of all custodial, facility, clerical and information technology employees beginning Monday, October 7, 2019. No teachers or any in-class support staff including Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) and Educational Assistants (EAs) are part of this CUPE action within the Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB)....
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Posted Thursday, October 03, 2019

October 4, 2019 – The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is planning to begin a full service withdrawal on Monday, October 7th, 2019. This means that all custodial, facility, clerical and information technology employees will be picketing.
No teachers or any in-class support staff including Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) and Educational Assistants (EAs) are part of this CUPE action within our District.
Central bargaining negotiations are set to continue...

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Posted Wednesday, October 02, 2019

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) provided the Ontario government with the required five-day notice that it will begin a full services withdraw beginning Monday, October 7th, 2019. This walk-out will include District information technology, clerical, facilities and custodial staff. No teachers or in-class support staff are included.
Our District is reviewing the announcement and we will provide an update shortly.
We want to remind parents/guardians that...

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Posted Tuesday, June 04, 2019

RCDSB Board Chair Susan Humphries recently issued a follow-up letter to the Minister of Education.  In her letter, Chair Humphries outlined how, despite a re-organization of central staff positions and the application of an attrition factor, the District is going to experience a reduction in student course offerings across a range of subjects.
She also noted that as the District moves toward a class size of 28, the District will face increasingly acute pressures....

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