After holding many marches and rallies in November and December, teachers in Nova Scotia now have a tentative agreement that will be subject to a ratification vote on Feb. 8.
Nova Scotia teachers have ended their strike action, as their union and the province have reached a
tentative agreement that will be subject to a ratification vote on Feb. 8.
On Jan. 23, teachers suspended and began phasing out a work-to-rule strike action that had been ongoing since late November.
“We have been focused exclusively on teaching, highlighting the working and learning conditions of teachers and students, and demonstrating how teachers go above and beyond,” said Liette Doucet, president of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU).
Doucet also said the union has also been focused on getting a new agreement for its members.
“Both parties worked day and night over the last week to come to this new tentative agreement,” she said.
Details of the tentative agreement aren’t being released until the agreement is ratified by union members. The teachers’ provincial agreement expired July 31, 2015.