School board, union reach deal

The Rainy River District School Board and CUPE Local 65 reached a tentative four-year agreement last Thursday.
This four-year deal, which is retroactive to Sept. 1, 2004 and runs until Aug. 31, 2008, is for maintenance, custodian, school, and business office staff in all of the board’s schools and education centre.
Further contract details will be reviewed with CUPE members over the next few weeks.
The tentative contract will be presented to the board after ratification by CUPE.