FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has reached a tentative collective agreement with school business officials represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada.

This group represents 252 employees working in transportation, financial services, facilities and information technology at school district administrative offices.

“I thank the two negotiating teams for reaching this tentative agreement,” said Human Resources Minister Denis Landry. “This illustrates our commitment to ensuring that the government treats its employees with fairness by respecting the collective bargaining process.”

The parties have agreed to withhold details of the agreement pending its ratification.