Frontline schooling staff, members of CUPE 4400, will attend a particular assembly of the Toronto District College Board (TDSB) on Thursday afternoon to induce trustees to not minimize already low, unsafe staffing ranges.
The committee is predicted to debate deliberate cuts to:
- particular schooling helps for college students;
- swimming swimming pools instructors; and
- meals providers for youngsters.
These can be on prime of roughly 500 schooling employee cuts already introduced earlier this month, together with caretakers, particular schooling workers, designated early childhood educators, elementary secretaries, lunchroom supervisors, and extra.
“We agree the Ontario authorities ought to reimburse $70 million to the TDSB that the Ministry of Schooling urged our board to spend from its personal reserves earlier within the pandemic,” stated John Weatherup, President of Toronto Schooling Staff/CUPE 4400.
“We’re additionally saying ‘sufficient is sufficient,’” added Weatherup. “It’s time for TDSB trustees to face up with us and with dad and mom to demand higher funding from the Ford authorities, and to move a no-cuts finances.”
Toronto Schooling Staff/CUPE 4400 is a union of 17,000 schooling staff on the Toronto District College Board, childcare staff at childcare centres all through the Toronto, and caretakers at Viamonde French faculty board. CUPE 4400 members proudly serve their communities in over 400 job classifications at greater than 1,000 worksites.