October 1, 2019 • ISSUE 14 Update on Support Staff Central Table Bargaining

October 1, 2019 • ISSUE 14Update on Support Staff Central Table Bargaining OSSTF/FEESO met today with representatives from the government and the Council of Trustees’  Associations (CTA) at the Support Staff central bargaining table. This was the first Support Staff central table meeting since the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) ruled... Read More

OSSTF TTBU President’s Memo September 25, 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. Undermining public education Doug Ford said his government could balance the province’s books without cuts, but still seeks to cut over $1B from our schools.  This year the TDSB is... Read More

Update on Central Table Bargaining, September 24, 2019 • ISSUE 12

Update on Central Table Bargaining September 24, 2019 • ISSUE 12 Today, OSSTF/FEESO released both the Support Staff and Teacher/Occasional Teacher central table bargaining briefs to the public. In doing so, OSSTF/FEESO has taken the first step in an unprecedented approach to bargaining in the school board sector in Ontario.  At a media... Read More

Media Advisory – OSSTF Press Conference – Tues Sept 24 – 2:00PM

OSSTF/FEESO President Harvey Bischof will be holding a press conference on Tuesday at 2:00pm. The press conference will be an important announcement about provincial bargaining. Attached is a media advisory sent out earlier today to media outlets.  If you are able, you are encouraged to watch the press conference live on the OSSTF/FEESO... Read More

2019-20 Informing & Engaging Members #4 – Overseas teaching opportunities; CUPE strike; PD workshops & curriculum writers wanted; and more…

EduACTion Every Friday:  Wear Red4Ed Information coming soon: Branch Action Teams Province-wide Day of Action Against School Cuts – October 10 – Save the date! Engaged Activism Workshop Potential CUPE Strike OSSTF Toronto stands in solidarity with Toronto Education Worker members (CUPE 4400), and all CUPE Ontario education... Read More

Branch Action Teams

Thank you for organizing your Branch’s Action Team. This team will be the hub for initiating, organizing and implementing actions in our fight against cuts, and to support bargaining. Please complete the form below. Contact Hayssam Hulays at hhulays@osstftoronto.ca if you have any questions. Read More

Update on Central Table Bargaining- September 16, 2019 • ISSUE 11

A number of dates have been confirmed for negotiations at both the Support Staff and the Teacher/Occasional Teacher central bargaining tables. We are disappointed that the management team has backed away from an initial agreement to begin bargaining at both central tables on September 19. Teacher/Occasional Teacher central table bargaining is... Read More