The fall is a time of new beginnings. As members settle into a new school year, we at provincial office are getting our programs up and running, working on implementing the motions delegates passed at the annual meeting and ensuring we have the best services in place for you, the members.
While austerity and precarious work are increasingly common in the province, we are presently in a moment of opportunity.
ETFO has done a great deal in the past couple of years to fight for our collective bargaining rights and the democratic rights of all Ontarians.
Kimiko Inouye provides an informative overview of what happens at the local and provincial bargaining tables.
In April, ETFO and other education unions won a major victory at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. The court found that the Ontario government’s Bill 115, imposed in the fall of 2012, was a violation of the collective bargaining rights of education unions.
More than 150 people braved cold rainy days and Toronto traffic to attend the May Representative Council meeting this year.