OSSTF TTBU Health and Safety Inspector job posting

OSSTF Health and Safety Inspector Job Posting The Toronto Teachers’ Bargaining Unit (TTBU) of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation District 12 Toronto seeks applications for up to four (4) positions of OSSTF Health and Safety Inspector. DUTIES – Start Date: 1 July 2021 Comply with all duties as outlined by the Occupational Health... Read More

March 31, 2021 Informing & Engaging Members – Major changes coming to TTBU Executive; ADS Benefits update; AMPA 2 Observer status; and more…

Major changes coming to the TTBU Executive Congratulations to TTBU Executive Officer Hayssam Hulays who was elected to the position of Provincial Executive Officer at AMPA 2021!  His Term of Office will commence on July 1, 2021.  Congratulations are also extended to TTBU Executive Officer and Chief Negotiator Lisa Black-Meddings who was... Read More

Some good news to start your weekend

Since the beginning of this school year, the TTBU has advocated on behalf of members to address the Board’s requirement that teaching staff remain in buildings and available during afternoons.  While their initial position was that all-in person teaching staff had to be available in the building in the afternoon, we successfully negotiated... Read More

Branch Presidents’ Memo, March 26, 2021 – Academic Pathways Memo

At yesterday’s allocation rollout meeting, Principals received an updated copy of the memo, Academic Pathways – Grades 9 and 10 – Class Size Guidelines and Teacher Supports for 2021-2022. The memo remains largely unchanged from previous years with the exception of the following addition that OSSTF requested be added: The Board and OSSTF... Read More

Reminder: Annual TTBU Budget Committee election

TTBU Budget Committee election In accordance with our Constitution and Bylaws, Council is to elect up to 3 Members to the TTBU Budget Committee. To be considered for this Committee, you must submit your name by email to Michelle LeBlanc (mleblanc@osstftoronto.ca) no later than 4:30 pm on Thursday, April 8, 2021. Please use “Budget Committee... Read More

Open Letter from TDSB union leaders to TDSB Director & Chair; Chief Medical Officer, Toronto; Ontario Minister of Health: A call for action

(original attached) To: The Toronto District School Board Interim Director; The Toronto District School Board Chair; Chief Medical Officer, Toronto Public Health and  We are writing with four urgent concerns on behalf of the forty thousand frontline education workers employed by the Toronto District School Board. Educators working in bricks... Read More

March 25, 2021 Informing & Engaging Members – Local Bargaining; Staffing dates & workload survey; Work Refusal outcomes; Grievance Report and more…

Local Bargaining Update Progress continues to be made toward a deal, albeit the pace of progress remains slower than we would prefer, and isn’t without its bumps along the way. Most recently, we learned that the TDSB intends to reduce back to 13 from 20 the overall number of worker representative occupational health and safety […] Read More

TTBU Annual General Meeting on time motions deadline

On time motions to TTBU AGM The OSSTF Toronto Teachers Bargaining Unit Annual General Meeting (AGM) is scheduled for Thursday, May 20, 2021. In accordance with the TTBU Constitution and Bylaws, to be considered as On Time, a resolution for consideration at the AGM must be received by Michelle Leblanc (mleblanc@osstftoronto.ca) no later than... Read More