Members of the Ontario Elementary Teachers` Federation (ETFO) have voted in favour of central collective agreements with the Ontario government, the Ontario Association of Public School Boards and the Board of Trustee Associations: ETFO schools will now work with their respective school boards to negotiate local collective agreements. School boards and unions unite for public education and work together on positive working relationships. The framework of collective agreements for the education sector includes a two-stage negotiation process involving centralised and local negotiations. Learn more about the process. TDSB voted to ratify a local agreement with the 11,141 primary school teachers on the Board of Directors, represented by the Ontario Elementary Teachers` Federation (OTF) – Elementary Teachers of Toronto (ETT). This local agreement has also been ratified by the ETT. Read more. Update: May 24, 2020 Preliminary agreements (April) with the Secondary Education Teachers` Federation (OSSTF) have been ratified by the Ontario Public Schools Association (OPSBA) and the union. Update: June 26, 2020 The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has voted to ratify a local agreement with the 17,700 education workers represented by the local Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) 4400.
This local agreement was also ratified by CUPE Local 4400. Read more. With the passage of Bill 122, the School Boards` Collective Bargaining Act in 2014, all monetary items are now negotiated at the provincial level between ETFO, the ministry and the Ontario Public School Boards` Association (OPSBA). It is time for the Ford government to commit to keeping our public schools safe. All members are invited and encouraged to participate in this special virtual meeting. Last night, On Monday 2 November 2020, etet members voted in favour of ratifying our provisional local agreement… We cannot have a two-tiered education, which is reflected in our virtual and personal classrooms. The Ford government MUST invest in public education to ensure that our students and educators are in a safe environment,” ETT President Jennifer Brown told CTVNews. pressprogress.ca/3-times-doug-ford-ignored-health-…/ The government`s plan to keep COVID-19 broadcasting low must include smaller classes,” said ETT President Jennifer Brown in an interview with CTV Toronto. #ETT will hold a special virtual meeting for members on December 10, starting at 5:00 p.m. to address members` .m concerns.
Collective bargaining is what defines your collective agreement, the document that describes a teacher`s salary, benefits, working conditions, sick leave, leave, protection from arbitrary discipline and much more.