TTBU President’s Memo – Working from home update, March 28, 2020

This memo is composed by OSSTF TTBU President Leslie Wolfe and reflects the positions and actions of the OSSTF Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit Executive. Last night the Toronto District School Board issued a memo to all teachers.  In it are the Board’s plans for the coming week. On behalf of the TTBU Membership, I sent […] Read More

Local strike vote results

Local strike vote results OSSTF Toronto Teachers Bargaining Unit Members have voted in unprecedented numbers to give the local bargaining team an overwhelming strike mandate. Ninety-one per-cent of TTBU Members cast a ballot resulting in a ninety-five per-cent vote in favour of job action in support of bargaining with the Toronto District... 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

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