Submitted by Stacy Pavlov on Fri, 12/06/2013 - 09:49
Students in School District 83 will not get those extra vacation days now that job action has been averted.
CUPE Local 523 representing education workers of three Okanagan school districts including the North Okanagan-Shuswap along with Okanagan-Skaha and Okanagan-Similkameen, reached an agreement with the district’s bargaining agent Monday evening in Kelowna.
“North Okanagan-Shuswap board of education is pleased to advise that our bargaining agent, the Okanagan Labour Relations Council, has recently reached an agreement in principle with representatives of the Canadian Union of Public Local 523 (CUPE),” said Bobbi Johnson, district board chair.
Submitted by Heather Black on Fri, 12/06/2013 - 09:46
Home is where the heart is, and the funding apparently.
Armstrong Rotary’s Centennial Homecoming came in under budget thanks to numerous sponsors having come on board, donations, services in kind and a better than expected turnout.
“It was such a success in more ways than just social,” Rotary president Shirley Fowler explained. “It became a real community function, so our costs were less than anticipated. And the point is to put the money from a community event back into the community.”