President’s Memo – June 26, 2019

This memo is composed by OSSTF TTBU President Leslie Wolfe and reflects the positions and actions of the OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive. President’s Memo – June 26, 2019 From booze to boos, and heartfelt thank you’s On behalf of the TTBU Executive, I want to extend our sincere gratitude to all of you […] Read More


President’s Memo – Staffing Update, June 7, 2019

This Memo is composed by OSSTF TTBU President Leslie Wolfe and reflects the positions and actions of the OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive. Dear Members, Today was a very difficult day for many of you as 328 people (311 FTE) received letters saying that as of today’s date, they are tentatively surplus to the […] Read More



President’s Memo – Staffing Update, April 23, 2019

Dear Members, We know this has been a most difficult time for those of you who received letters confirming your status as surplus to school.  The TTBU Executive continues to monitor the Board’s progress in relation to staff allocation, and we are here for you should you have any questions at any time. Today at […] Read More


President’s Memo – April 12, 2019

This Memo is composed by OSSTF TTBU President Leslie Wolfe and reflects the positions and actions of the OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive. On March 15 the government released their plan for schools announcing an increase in the teacher to student ratio at secondary, while leaving kindergarten class size untouched, something... Read More


President’s Memo – surplus declaration

President’s memo – April, 2019 This Memo is composed by OSSTF TTBU President Leslie Wolfe and reflects the positions and actions of the OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive. Dear Members, To the 1000 or so OSSTF Toronto Teacher Bargaining Unit Members who were declared surplus today, know that together we will continue the... Read More


President’s Memo – February 2019; Board budget, class size & jobs; United We Resist rally; Labour Council Stewards’ Assembly; and more….

President’s memo – February, 2019 This Memo is composed by OSSTF TTBU President Leslie Wolfe and reflects the positions and actions of the OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive. Grants for Student Needs, class size and jobs The Grants for Student Needs is the money allocated to school Boards each year to fund classroom […] Read More



President’s Memo – September 21, 2018

President’s Memo – Sept 2018 This Memo is composed by Leslie Wolfe and reflects the positions and actions of the OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive. Unsettling summer  Please take a look at the attached list of changes Doug Ford has made to date.  Highlighted on this list are the changes that have a direct […] Read More


Doug Ford & the Notwithstanding Clause

President’s Memo – September, 2018 This Memo is composed by Leslie Wolfe and reflects the positions and actions of the OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive. Dear Members, As you know, On Monday, Superior Court Justice Edward Belobaba ruled as unconstitutional Doug Ford’s Bill 5 which, mid-election, reduced Toronto City Council... Read More