The parties met for a day and a half day on May 12 and 13. They continued to discuss and review texts concerning some pending non-monetary items.
The parties also discussed in great detail the reasoning behind their demands and the employer’s offers relative to monetary parameters. Further discussion will be required before an agreement can be contemplated and the parties have agreed to meet next week. The parties will continue to negotiate in the presence of the government appointed conciliator.
This update is to inform the community of the Diana Dutton evolution of negotiations with AGSEM teaching assistants in view of the renewal of their collective agreement and is issued without validation from the union.