After two days of talks this week, Ontario’s public secondary school teachers union announced this morning it has a tentative deal with public school boards and the Ontario government.The union will now ask its local union leaders to endorse the agreement reached at the provincial bargaining table.If they agree, it will be presented to all members for a vote.  Local leaders will get a look at the deal in the next few days.Details of the agreement have yet to be released.  Bargaining talks at the provincial level were to cover issues such as money and class sizes, while local issues are still being negotiated with individual school boards.Premier Kathleen Wynne has said the government will not fund any salary increases for civil servants or anyone in the broader publicsector – more than one million Ontario workers – until it eliminates an $11.9-billion deficit, which it plans to do by 2017-18.Teachers unions have warned of co-ordinated job actions if there are no new agreements when classes resume, but none is threatening afull scale strike at this point.  The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario plans to announce details of its next actions later today.All of the unions have been without a contract since August 31, 2014.The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation represents some 60,000 public high school teachers. read more