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June 2, 2010

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Mission Board of Education has its priorities wrong…

District 75 Mission faces serious financial problems as a result of chronic provincial underfunding and downloaded costs without proper financial support. As a result, the District faces a $2.8 million funding shortfall as it takes steps to prepare its annual budget for the 2010-11 year.

CUPE Local 593 is sympathetic to the District’s financial plight. At the same time, the Union does not support the direction proposed for staff and spending reductions as reflected in the District’s Projected Expenditure Plan of May 1 and presented for consideration to trustees at the May 18 meeting of the Board.

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