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ETFO members committed to supporting students during this uncertain period02019 - 20202020-03-30T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO members committed to supporting students during this uncertain period.aspxETFO members committed to supporting students during this uncertain periodThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) understands the need for a plan and process for continuous learning for students in Ontario’s public education system during the temporary situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
ETFO to donate $100,000 to Feed Ontario food banks to help mitigate hunger during COVID-19 crisis1.000000000000002019 - 20202020-03-25T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO to donate $100,000 to Feed Ontario food banks to help mitigate hunger during COVID-19 crisis.aspxETFO to donate $100,000 to Feed Ontario food banks to help mitigate hunger during COVID-19 crisisThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has made a donation of $75,000 to Feed Ontario and a matching donation of another $25,000 for ETFO locals who are donating to community food banks in their areas.
ETFO reaches tentative agreements at central bargaining tables2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-03-20T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO reaches tentative agreements at central bargaining tables.aspxETFO reaches tentative agreements at central bargaining tablesETFO has reached tentative central agreements with the Government of Ontario, the Ontario Public School Boards' Association and the Council of Trustees' Associations.
In view of COVID-19, ETFO suspends rotating strikes scheduled for March 232.000000000000002019 - 20202020-03-12T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/In view of COVID-19, ETFO suspends rotating strikes scheduled for March 23.aspxIn view of COVID-19, ETFO suspends rotating strikes scheduled for March 23In view of COVID-19, The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is suspending rotating strike action scheduled to begin on March 23.
After ETFO’s announcement of escalated strike action, government agrees to return to table2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-03-09T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/After ETFO’s announcement of escalated strike action, government agrees to return to table.aspxAfter ETFO’s announcement of escalated strike action, government agrees to return to tableDoug Ford’s Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, needs to get his negotiating team back to the bargaining table. Otherwise, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will resume full withdrawal of...
With no bargaining dates set by government, ETFO to commence escalated action this Monday2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-03-05T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/With no bargaining dates set by government, ETFO to commence escalated action this Monday.aspxWith no bargaining dates set by government, ETFO to commence escalated action this MondayWhile ETFO continues its work-to-rule strike action, it will escalate its political action starting this Monday, March 9 given that the Ford government has initiated no dates for central talks.
Ford’s Education Minister continues to bargain in the media2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-03-03T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Ford’s Education Minister continues to bargain in the media.aspxFord’s Education Minister continues to bargain in the mediaOnce again, Ford’s Education Minister Stephen Lecce has made pronouncements to the media that are outside the collective bargaining process, says the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO).
ETFO joins National Day of Action to defend against threats to public education2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-02-28T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO joins National Day of Action to defend against threats to public education.aspxETFO joins National Day of Action to defend against threats to public educationToday, members of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will participate in a National Day of Action to highlight the importance of publicly funded public education in Canada.
Ford government must get back to the bargaining table and negotiate deals that are good for students, educators and public education2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-02-24T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Ford government must get back to the bargaining table and negotiate deals that are good for students, educators and public.aspxFord government must get back to the bargaining table and negotiate deals that are good for students, educators and public educationThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is urging the Ford government and its Minister of Education, Stephen Lecce, to get back to the bargaining table so agreements can be reached that are good for students, educators and...
TORONTO – On Friday, February 21, teachers and education workers from the four major education unions will be out of their classrooms on the same day02019 - 20202020-02-20T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/TORONTO – On Friday, February 21, teachers and education workers from the four major education unions will be out of their.aspxTORONTO – On Friday, February 21, teachers and education workers from the four major education unions will be out of their classrooms on the same dayTORONTO – On Friday, February 21, teachers and education workers from the four major education unions will be out of their classrooms on the same day.
On February 21, Elementary and Secondary Educators across Ontario Will Stand Up Against Cuts to Public Education2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-02-12T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/On February 21, Elementary and Secondary Educators across Ontario Will Stand Up Against Cuts to Public Education.aspxOn February 21, Elementary and Secondary Educators across Ontario Will Stand Up Against Cuts to Public EducationOn Friday, February 21, elementary and secondary teachers and education workers represented by the four major education unions in Ontario will stand up to the Ford government’s education cuts by participating in a one-day walkout across the province.
ETFO: A deal was within reach last Friday. Then the government abruptly tabled impossible options that ended talks.2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-02-04T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO A deal was within reach last Friday- Then the government abruptly tabled impossible options that ended talks.aspxETFO: A deal was within reach last Friday. Then the government abruptly tabled impossible options that ended talks.The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) says that a deal was within reach last Friday after three days of central bargaining talks until the government abruptly changed its position at the eleventh hour.
ETFO continues strike action next week - 83,000 educators waiting for government to engage in talks that support public education2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-02-04T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO continues strike action next week - 83,000 educators waiting for government to engage in talks that support public edu.aspxETFO continues strike action next week - 83,000 educators waiting for government to engage in talks that support public educationETFO will continue its strike action next week, having sent five-day notices to school boards and authorities across the province.
Job action scheduled for week of February 3 as talks break down between ETFO, school board associations and government2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-01-31T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Job action scheduled for week of February 3 as talks break down between ETFO, school board associations and government.aspxJob action scheduled for week of February 3 as talks break down between ETFO, school board associations and governmentMediated discussions between the ETFO, school board associations and the Ford government, which had resumed on January 29, broke down late Friday, January 31, 2020.
ETFO agrees to mediator request for exploratory talks2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-01-28T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO agrees to mediator request for exploratory talks.aspxETFO agrees to mediator request for exploratory talksThis morning, Mediator, Denise Small, reached out to both the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the negotiating parties for the Ontario government and school boards to resume negotiations.
ETFO challenges Minister Lecce and his team to resume contract talks or rotating strikes will escalate for a third week2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-01-27T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO challenges Minister Lecce and his team to resume contract talks or rotating strikes will escalate for a third week.aspxETFO challenges Minister Lecce and his team to resume contract talks or rotating strikes will escalate for a third weekThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will escalate its rotating strikes across the province starting Monday, February 3 if central agreements are not reached by the end of January.
Week two- ETFO gives notice of strike action for Peel, Hamilton-Wentworth school boards2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-01-26T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Week two- ETFO gives notice of strike action for Peel, Hamilton-Wentworth school boards.aspxWeek two- ETFO gives notice of strike action for Peel, Hamilton-Wentworth school boardsETFO will complete week two of rotating strikes, having sent the five-day required strike notice for Peel and Hamilton-Wentworth school boards for Friday January 31.
Week two- ETFO gives notice of strike action for Durham, Lambton Kent, Algoma school boards2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-01-25T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Week two- ETFO gives notice of strike action for Durham, Lambton Kent, Algoma school boards.aspxWeek two- ETFO gives notice of strike action for Durham, Lambton Kent, Algoma school boardsETFO will continue week two of rotating strikes, having sent the five-day required strike notice for Durham, Lambton Kent and Algoma school boards for Thursday January 30.
Week two- ETFO gives notice of strike action for Greater Essex County, Near North, Limestone, Upper Canada school boards2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-01-24T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Week two- ETFO gives notice of strike action for Greater Essex County, Near North, Limestone, Upper Canada school boards.aspxWeek two- ETFO gives notice of strike action for Greater Essex County, Near North, Limestone, Upper Canada school boardsThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will continue week two of rotating strikes, having sent the five-day required strike notice for Greater Essex County, Near North, Limestone and Upper Canada school boards for Wednesday January 29.
Week two - ETFO gives notice of strike action for Kawartha Pine Ridge, Hastings-Prince Edward, Upper Grand, Moosonee, Moose Factory2.000000000000002019 - 20202020-01-23T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Week two - ETFO gives notice of strike action for Kawartha Pine Ridge, Hastings-Prince Edward, Upper Grand, Moosonee, Moose.aspxWeek two - ETFO gives notice of strike action for Kawartha Pine Ridge, Hastings-Prince Edward, Upper Grand, Moosonee, Moose FactoryETFO will continue week two of rotating strikes, having sent the five-day required strike notice for Kawartha Pine Ridge, Hastings-Prince Edward and Upper Grand school boards as well as two school authorities for Tuesday January 28.

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