Support staff within School District 57 in Prince George has ratified an agreement with the province.

The three-year term is retroactive to July 1st and will run until June 30th, 2022.

CUPE 3742 in the city negotiated to establish a professional learning fund with residual funds to increase afternoon, night and weekend shift premiums.

Similar agreements were also reached in Quesnel, Coquitlam, and the Gulf Islands.

The union represents just over 1,000 SD57 support workers in the north at Prince George, McBride, Valemount, and Mackenzie.

They include education assistants, indigenous workers, Early Childhood Education workers, youth care workers, clerical and custodians.