In the Collective Agreement, 2014-2016, under Article 16 Job Security, it states:

Section 16.23 Contracting out

16.231 The Board will not engage a contractor to do work where the effect of such contracting out will result in the layoff-of current employees or failure to recall a laid off employee.

16.232 In every circumstance where the School Board is considering the contracting out of bargaining unit work, the School Board will consult with the Union a reasonable period in advance of the date contracting out is to occur and will give due consideration to alternatives the  Union may propose.

16.233 A joint contracting out committee will meet at least once every two (2) months during the school year to review the contracting out of work which may be performed by the Board’s own employees.

Voting will happen in September 2017 for this committee