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ETFO plans strike action that impacts Ministry and school boards, not students02019 - 20202019-11-14T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO plans strike action that impacts Ministry and school boards, not students.aspxETFO plans strike action that impacts Ministry and school boards, not studentsStarting today, ETFO is engaging in a series of local meetings to prepare members for a work-to-rule strike action that begins on Tuesday, November 26, 2019.
ETFO receives ‘no board’ report – yet another call for contract talks to get serious1.000000000000002019 - 20202019-11-08T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO receives ‘no board’ report – yet another call for contract talks to get serious.aspxETFO receives ‘no board’ report – yet another call for contract talks to get seriousThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) today received a ‘no board’ report that it hopes is yet another call for school board bargaining agencies and the government to get serious about contract talks.
Ontario Education Unions Condemn the Passage of Bill 1242.000000000000002019 - 20202019-11-07T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Ontario Education Unions Condemn the Passage of Bill 124.aspxOntario Education Unions Condemn the Passage of Bill 124Four Ontario unions, representing teachers and education workers across Ontario’s publicly-funded education system, strongly condemn the passage of Bill 124 by the Doug Ford government today.
Conservative Fiscal Update Fails to Address Devastating Cuts2.000000000000002019 - 20202019-11-06T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Conservative Fiscal Update Fails to Address Devastating Cuts.aspxConservative Fiscal Update Fails to Address Devastating CutsToday’s Ontario economic update and Ford’s fiscal priorities do nothing to reverse the deep cuts to public services, including public education, and the harm already done says the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO).
“No Board” Report Request by ETFO2.000000000000002019 - 20202019-11-04T05:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/“No Board” Report Request by ETFO.aspx“No Board” Report Request by ETFOAt today’s conciliation meeting, it became apparent that the government and school board agencies were not interested in arriving at a fair settlement.
ETFO members deliver overwhelming mandate for strike action if needed2.000000000000002019 - 20202019-11-01T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO members deliver overwhelming mandate for strike action if needed.aspxETFO members deliver overwhelming mandate for strike action if neededMembers of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) have given their union a strong mandate for central strike action should it be needed during ETFO’s central bargaining negotiations...
Ford cuts upwards to 1,000 elementary teachers2.000000000000002019 - 20202019-10-30T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Ford cuts upwards to 1,000 elementary teachers.aspxFord cuts upwards to 1,000 elementary teachersThere will be almost 1,000 fewer teachers in grades 4-8 elementary classrooms this year and larger class sizes according to an analysis released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) ...
ETFO files for conciliation after Central Bargaining talks stall2.000000000000002019 - 20202019-10-16T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO files for conciliation after Central Bargaining talks stall.aspxETFO files for conciliation after Central Bargaining talks stallToday the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has asked the Minister of Labour to appoint a conciliation officer to help the parties at its two central tables reach fair agreements.
ETFO extends solidarity to CUPE workers preparing to strike2.000000000000002019 - 20202019-10-02T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO extends solidarity to CUPE workers preparing to strike.aspxETFO extends solidarity to CUPE workers preparing to strikeThe Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) extends its full support and solidarity to the 55,000 CUPE education workers as they withdraw services and prepare to initiate a legal strike action on October 7, 2019.
ETFO Statement from President Sam Hammond2.000000000000002019 - 20202019-09-11T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/ETFO Statement from President Sam Hammond.aspxETFO Statement from President Sam HammondIn September and October, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) will hold mass meetings with all 83,000 members to discuss central bargaining issues and conduct a central strike vote.
Violence study points to lack of front-line supports for students as a major cause of escalating violence against educators2.000000000000002019 - 20202019-09-10T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Violence study points to lack of front-line supports for students as a major cause of escalating violence against educators.aspxViolence study points to lack of front-line supports for students as a major cause of escalating violence against educatorsA new study on violence in Ontario public elementary schools confirms that violence against educators is taking a huge toll and is in part due to a lack of investment in front-line supports for vulnerable students.
Thanks to extensive lobbying, revised Health and Physical Education Curriculum similar to 2015 version in meeting needs of students, educators2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-08-21T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Thanks to extensive lobbying, revised Health and Physical Education Curriculum similar to 2015 version.aspxThanks to extensive lobbying, revised Health and Physical Education Curriculum similar to 2015 version in meeting needs of students, educatorsFollowing a court case and extensive lobbying by ETFO, parents and students, the Ford Conservative government has reintroduced a Health and Physical Education Curriculum that is very similar to the 2015 version it scrapped.
Majority of Ontarians believe Ford Conservatives are on the wrong track for education, particularly Kindergarten2.000000000000002018 - 20192019-08-15T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Majority of Ontarians believe Ford Conservatives are on the wrong track for education, particularly Kindergarten.aspxMajority of Ontarians believe Ford Conservatives are on the wrong track for education, particularly KindergartenWhen it comes to Kindergarten through Grade 12 education, 61% of Ontarians believe the Doug Ford Conservative government is on the wrong track, according to a poll conducted for the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO).
Simcoe County teacher Amy Chevis elected to provincial Executive of Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario2018 - 20192019-08-15T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Simcoe County teacher Amy Chevis elected to provincial Executive of Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario.aspxSimcoe County teacher Amy Chevis elected to provincial Executive of Elementary Teachers’ Federation of OntarioAmy Chevis, president of the Simcoe County Occasional Teacher Local, has been elected to the provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO).
Toronto teacher Joy Lachica re-elected to provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario2018 - 20192019-08-15T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Toronto teacher Joy Lachica re-elected to provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario.aspxToronto teacher Joy Lachica re-elected to provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of OntarioToronto teacher Joy Lachica, president of the Elementary Teachers of Toronto Local, has been re-elected to the provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO). Lachica was first elected to the ETFO Executive in 2017.
Waterloo Region teacher Greg Weiler re-elected to provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario2018 - 20192019-08-15T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Waterloo Region teacher Greg Weiler re-elected to provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario.aspxWaterloo Region teacher Greg Weiler re-elected to provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of OntarioWaterloo Region teacher Greg Weiler, who is president of the Waterloo Region Teacher Local, has been re-elected to the provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO). Weiler was first elected to the ETFO Executive in 2015.
Greater Essex County teacher Mario Spagnuolo re-elected to provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario2018 - 20192019-08-15T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Greater Essex County teacher Mario Spagnuolo re-elected to provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of O.aspxGreater Essex County teacher Mario Spagnuolo re-elected to provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of OntarioMario Spagnuolo, a teacher and first vice-president of the Greater Essex County Teacher Local, has been re-elected to the provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO). Spagnuolo was first elected to the Executive in 2017.
Durham teacher Mary Fowler re-elected to provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario2018 - 20192019-08-15T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Durham teacher Mary Fowler re-elected to provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario.aspxDurham teacher Mary Fowler re-elected to provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of OntarioMary Fowler, a Durham teacher and first vice-president of the ETFO Durham Teacher Local, has been re-elected to the provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO). Fowler was first elected to the ETFO Executive in 2017.
Greater Essex teacher Adelina Cecchin re-elected to provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario2018 - 20192019-08-15T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Greater Essex teacher Adelina Cecchin re-elected to provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario.aspxGreater Essex teacher Adelina Cecchin re-elected to provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of OntarioAdelina Cecchin, president of the Greater Essex County Teacher Local, has been re-elected to the provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO).
Upper Canada teacher Sylvia van Campen elected to provincial Executive of Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario2018 - 20192019-08-15T04:00:00Zhttp://etfo.ca/AboutETFO/MediaRoom/MediaReleases/Pages/Upper Canada teacher Sylvia van Campen elected to provincial Executive of Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario.aspxUpper Canada teacher Sylvia van Campen elected to provincial Executive of Elementary Teachers’ Federation of OntarioSylvia van Campen, an Upper Canada teacher and president of the Upper Canada Occasional Teacher Local, has been elected to the provincial Executive of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO).

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