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Frequently Asked Questions


What is a strike?

Any action or activity by a unionized employee group in combination, or in concert, or in accordance with a common understanding that is designed to curtail, restrict, limit or interfere with the operation or functioning of one or more school programs, including, but not limited to, programs involving co-instructional activities, or, of one or more schools including, without limiting the foregoing:

(i)            Withdrawal of services,

(ii)           Work to rule, or

(iii)          The giving of notice to terminate contracts of employment.​

How will the Lambton Kent District School Board keep parents/guardians and students informed and updated?

Information will be posted on the LKDSB's website: www.lkdsb.net

Will the strike have any impact on student safety?

In the event of a strike action involving any of the union groups, LKDSB Senior Administration, Principals and Vice-Principals will work together with staff to maintain caring, safe and positive school environments for students.

Student safety and learning remain a top priority for all LKDSB staff and the LKDSB will be taking all measures to ensure the educational impact on students is minimized.

Is it possible to get a permit to use the school or part of a school for other activities during the strike action?

Please refer to the Chatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CLASS) website (www.cklass.ca) for information about community use of schools during a strike action.

Will community programs be affected by a strike action?

Please refer to the Chatham-Kent Lambton Administrative School Services (CLASS) website (www.cklass.ca) for information about community use of schools during a strike action.

Will LKSSAA student athletics continue if there is a strike action?

Please refer to the LKSSAA website (www.lkssaa.ca) for up-to-date information regarding student athletics.

Will child care operators located in school facilities be open during a strike action?

Please contact your individual child care operator for up-to-date information regarding child care services.


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