Update: June 26, 2020 The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has voted to ratify a local agreement with the 17,700 education workers represented by the local Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) 4400. This local agreement was also ratified by CUPE Local 4400. Read more. School boards and unions unite for public education and work together on positive working relationships. The framework of collective agreements for the education sector includes a two-stage negotiation process involving centralised and local negotiations. Learn more about the process. Members of the Ontario Elementary Teachers` Federation (ETFO) voted in favour of the adoption of central collective agreements, concluded with the Ontario Government, the Ontario Association of Public Enterprise Councils and the Council of Trustees` Associations: Update: May 24, 2020 Preliminary Preliminary Agreements (April) with the Ontario Federation of Teachers and Educational Workers (OSSTF) have been ratified by the Ontario Public School Boards Association (OPSBA) and The union. Last night, On Monday 2 November 2020, etet members voted in favour of ratifying our provisional local agreement… TDSB voted to ratify a local agreement with the 11,141 primary school teachers on the Board of Directors, represented by the Ontario Elementary Teachers` Federation (OTF) – Elementary Teachers of Toronto (ETT). This local agreement has also been ratified by the ETT.
Read more. ETFO residents will now work with their respective school boards to negotiate local collective agreements. ETFO also sends a Bargaining eNewsletter Collective, which is only a member. Please make sure your contact information with ETFO is up to date. You can update your contact information online or by phone at ETFO at 416-962-3836 and request membership data (available from 8:00 a.m.m . . . . .
Centralized negotiations are underway between the Ontario government (the Crown), public school boards, represented by the Ontario Public School Boards Association (OPSBA), teachers` associations and education workers` unions (including ETFO, CUPE and OSSTF). Visit the OPSBA website for the latest updates for centralized negotiations. All members are invited to engage and participate in the negotiations. Any item that is not considered a “central point” can be negotiated at the local level between the ETT and the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). “Our goal was to defend public education and the working and learning conditions that have made Ontario`s education system one of the best in the world,” said ETFO President Sam Hammond.