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Four agreements-in-principle for education: FTQ

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MONTREAL – The negotiation blitz that began last weekend has produced four agreements-in-principle, according to the union representing thousands of public sector workers.

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The FTQ announced all four agreements are in the education sector and apply to teaching and support staff represented by CUPE-Québec, SEPB-Québec, those in Francophone school boards as well as for support staff in English boards.

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The teacher’s union said it has made gains when it comes to working hours and the working conditions for temporary workers.

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No agreements have been made on salary and retirement benefits.

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Local unions will vote on the agreements-in-principle in the coming weeks.

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