2017 Provincial Bargaining Bulletin Issue #1

January 27, 2017 • Issue 1 The current collective agreement that was bargained under the School Boards Collective Bargaining Act expires August 31, 2017. In September, OSSTF/FEESO engaged in discussions with the Ministry of Education to investigate negotiating an extension rather than engage in a full round of central and local bargaining... Read More

2014-17 Central Agreement Summary

OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit 2014-2017 Central Agreement Summary Term 3 years, effective September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2017 Salary, Wages and Direct Compensation Extra Degree Allowances Status Quo 2014-15: No change 2015-16 Grid restoration on September 1 on a go forward basis and 1% lump sum payable to all bargaining unit... Read More

Tentative Agreement and Ratification Information Package

Dear Members Now posted on our website for your convenience is a Summary of Changes to our Collective Agreement being recommended in the Tentative Settlement along with an outline of the Ratification Information and Vote process.  The latter includes dates and times of Information Meetings during which questions will be answered.  Also posted... Read More

Bargaining Update – Tentative Agreement Reached

Bargaining Update – Tentative Agreement Reached At 3:54 a.m. on Friday, August 26, a tentative agreement was reached between OSSTF Toronto Teachers Bargaining Unit and the Toronto District School Board. As a result, all sanctions against the Toronto District School Board are suspended as of 12:00 noon today (August 26, 2016), pending... Read More

Local Bargaining Update

The following memo was emailed to all Members for whom we have current contact information: Bargaining Update The Mediator contacted President Doug Jolliffe to let the Union know that the Board is prepared to resume bargaining prior to the start of the school year.  A bargaining date has been set for Thursday, August 25, 2016. Should there... Read More

Strike Rules in effect as of August 1, 2016.

NOTE:  New and updated rules are in bold print  Teacher Activities NOT Affected by the Job Action Members will continue to provide instruction to students, including extra help professionally manage their time in order to liaise with colleagues in support of student success monitor and respond to student behavior and safety issues in communal... Read More

Summer/Summer School Strike Rules

Summer/Summer School Strike rules  All Members Members will not attend any board offered/mandated PD during the months of July and August unless on a voluntary basis and remunerated at their regular rate of pay, prorated to the amount of time spent in the PD session(s).  Summer School Due to the unique nature of summer school […] Read More