October 18, 2019 • ISSUE 19 Update on Central Table Bargaining

October 18, 2019 • ISSUE 19 Update on Central Table Bargaining This morning OSSTF/FEESO filed for conciliation for both the Support Staff and the Teacher/Occasional Teacher central bargaining tables. This means that the Minister of Labour will appoint a conciliation officer for each of the central tables. The officer will meet with... Read More



Strike Vote in support of Central Bargaining Called

In a memo to Bargaining Unit Presidents this morning, the provincial President reiterated that central negotiations, at both the Support Staff and Teacher/Occasional Teacher tables, continue to progress extremely slowly. The management teams remain unprepared to engage in meaningful discussions on substantive topics, and that therefore the... Read More


October 11, 2019 • ISSUE 17 Update on Support Staff Central Table Bargaining

October 11, 2019 • ISSUE 17 Update on Support Staff Central Table Bargaining OSSTF/FEESO met today with representatives from the government and the Council of Trustees’ Associations (CTA) at the Support Staff central bargaining table. OSSTF/FEESO continues to be frustrated by the management team’s unwillingness to engage in a meaningful... Read More




CUPE strike: Picket locations for Monday, October 7

Should CUPE Toronto Education Workers be engaged in a full walk out on Monday, OSSTF Members are encouraged to join them in a show of solidarity either before or after work at one of their Toronto picket locations. As further information becomes available, we will continue to share it with you. Read More



CUPE strike announcement

At 10 a.m. this morning, Laura Walton, President of the Ontario School Boards Council of Unions, the representative of CUPE education workers, announced that they were giving the five days’ notice required by law before escalating their job action to a full walk out. OSSTF Toronto President Leslie Wolfe has spoken directly with John... Read More


October 1, 2019 • ISSUE 14 Update on Support Staff Central Table Bargaining

October 1, 2019 • ISSUE 14Update on Support Staff Central Table Bargaining OSSTF/FEESO met today with representatives from the government and the Council of Trustees’  Associations (CTA) at the Support Staff central bargaining table. This was the first Support Staff central table meeting since the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) ruled... Read More