Minister of Education on OECTA Talks Ending
TORONTO — Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement in response to talks ending with the Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA):
"Our Government has continuously demonstrated our focus and desire to keeping kids in class through reaching an agreement with teachers' unions. Bargaining with OECTA occurred throughout today, and we are now waiting for the mediator to establish new dates.
We remain available to meet at the negotiating table at any time, to engage in good-faith bargaining, and reach a deal that provides stability for our students and keeps them in class."