October 19, 2021

The Queens County Citizen

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Other strike days in schools are planned

Other strike days in schools are planned

If no agreements are reached with the government by then, due to the strikes, thousands of students will miss one day of school on Wednesday and another three days next week.


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Officially, this Wednesday’s strike – CSQ experts such as psychologists and prevention teachers – will only last in the morning, but most school service centers have decided to close schools all day except for a few like Les Navigators on the south coast of Quebec. .

Next week Ditto: Strike – Auxiliary workers, it – begins on the afternoon of June 14 and ends on the afternoon of June 16.

Annie Charland, President of the FEESP-CSN School Sector, explained in a press release, “Our goal is to improve services for students and to do this, we need to have more support staff in schools and centers. And it goes through salaries! ”

The support staff involved are mainly daycare faculty, caretakers and school secretaries.

Nathalie Arguin, president of the Federation of Public Service Employees (FEESP-CSN), suggests talks are ongoing with the government. She stressed that the salary question was a “mandatory share”.

The school sector includes 37 unions affiliated to the Federation of Public Service Employees (FEESP-CSN), representing 35,000 support staff, 31 French language school service centers and two English language school boards.

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