2018-19 Informing & Engaging Members #7; Legalization of cannabis; Get the salary you’re entitled to; Benefits for new Members, and more…!

For Action: 2018 Toronto Municipal Election – Monday, October 22 As teachers we find ourselves in an enviable situation of being able to engage in the selection of those Trustees that form the Board of Directors of the TDSB; the very people who have significant influence over our working conditions, bargaining a new collective […] Read More

2018-19 Informing & Engaging Members #6 – District General Meeting; News from Queen’s Park; Info for new Members; Overseas teaching opportunity &more!

District General Meeting  The October District General Meeting is open to all Members and is scheduled to begin at 4:30 pm on Thursday, October 18 at our union office, 1482 Bathurst Street, 4th floor.  This is the meeting at which the District Budget is dealt with.  Please note the start time for the District Meeting is […] Read More

2018-19 Engaging & Informing Members #5 – TDSB events at Exhibition Place & Boycott; Gov’t. education consultation; Pregnancy Parental Adoption workshop & more……

OSSTF TTBU- What’s Happening – October Click the event you’re interested in for details about time, place, etc. PD Committee Meeting Eco Committee Meeting Collective Bargaining Committee Meeting* Steering Committee Meeting* Branch Presidents’ Workshop* District General Meeting TTBU Council Meeting Pregnancy, Parental... Read More

IATSE Local 58 lock out – Request for boycott of Exhibition grounds

Dear Members, After they continued to work in good faith under a contract that expired December 2017, Exhibition Place locked out IATSE Local 58 Stagehands, and refused to continue negotiations and  the union’s offer of binding arbitration, and have now brought in scab labour in the form of replacement workers from out of province... Read More

TTBU Informing & Engaging Members #36 – Termination of LTD coverage; Benefits during the summer; Violence in schools law guide; and more…

Doug Ford’s hiring freeze announcement The information available to date is that the announced hiring freeze does not affect school boards and that the GSN’s remain in place with hiring going forward as planned. Termination of LTD – important changes As of March 1, 2018, benefits now terminate at the earlier of (i) the end... Read More