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PARENTS SIDE WITH TEACHERS AS WORK-TO-RULE COMMENCES

“As the first phase of job action by Ontario public school teachers kicked off Tuesday, parents of students at some Ottawa public schools appeared largely supportive of the educators’ plight.” To read the entire CBC...

ONTARIO EDUCATION UNIONS CONDEMN PASSAGE OF BILL 124

Four Ontario unions, representing teachers and education workers across Ontario’s publicly-funded education system, strongly condemn the passage of Bill 124 by the Doug Ford government today. The Association des enseignantes et enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO), the...

ETFO PRESIDENT SAM HAMMOND ON “NO BOARD” REPORT REQUEST

ETFO President Sam Hammond: “At today’s conciliation meeting, it became apparent that the government and school board agencies were not interested in arriving at a fair settlement. As a result, ETFO has asked for a...

FORD CUTS UP TO 1,000 ELEMENTARY TEACHERS

October 30, 2019   Toronto, ON – There will be almost 1,000 fewer teachers in grades 4-8 elementary classrooms this year and larger class sizes according to an analysis released today by the Canadian Centre...

CENTRAL BARGAINING STALLS; ETFO FILES FOR CONCILIATION

October 16, 2019 Toronto, ON – Today the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has asked the Minister of Labour to appoint a conciliation officer to help the parties at its two central tables reach...