CENTRAL BARGAINING SINCE 2014
ETFO has negotiated four central agreements since the implementation of the School Boards Collective Bargaining Act in April 2014:
On November 2, 2015 ETFO reached its first tentative Teacher/Occasional Teacher Central Agreement with the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) and the Crown (i.e., Government of Ontario). The Agreement was subsequently ratified by ETFO Teacher/OT locals and members on November 13, 2015.
On November 27, 2015 ETFO reached its first tentative Education Worker Central Agreement with the Council of Trustees’ Associations (CTA) and the Crown which was subsequently ratified by ETFO DECE/ESP/PSP locals and members on December 11, 2015.
In January-February 2017, ETFO conducted negotiations with the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) and the Counsel of Trustees’ Associations (CTA) and the Crown to extend ETFO Teacher, Occasional Teacher, DECE, ESP and PSP 2014-2017 collective agreements. The 2017-2019 Teacher/Occasional Teacher and Education Worker Extension Agreements were ratified by members and locals on March 4, 2017.