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ETFO TO ESCALATE STRIKE ACTION STARTING MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020

Faced with a government that continues to demand cuts to elementary education and refuses to address key issues affecting students and educators, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is escalating its strike action. Starting...

EDUCATION UNIONS LAUNCH CHARTER CHALLENGE AGAINST FORD GOVERNMENT

Today, four unions representing teachers and education workers across Ontario’s publicly funded education system have filed court challenges against the Ontario government’s Bill 124, the Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act. The...

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...