|EMSB BUILDINGS TO BE CLOSED ON TWO STRIKE DAYS|
MONTREAL, NOVEMBER 13, 2015 – The English Montreal School Board will close all schools and centres on Monday, November 16 and Tuesday, November 17, the second and third days of a common strike affecting teachers, professionals, support staff, daycare personnel, cafeteria workers and caretakers.
EMSB Director General, Ann Marie Matheson, has instructed school and centre administrators to advise parents and students about the cancellation of classes via the outreach phone messaging system, written notices and website advisories. There will also be no daycare or transportation services that day.
Unionized employees voted in favor of six strike days. One occurred on October 29. Other possible strike days are December 1, 2 and 3.
Michael J. Cohen