Posted December 2, 2015
We are pleased to announce that the Ontario Secondary School Teacher’s Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) reached a tentative agreement at the Support Staff central bargaining table on Friday, November 27, with the Government of Ontario and the Council of Trustee’s Associations, representing Ontario school boards. This tentative agreement impacts the Educational Support Staff/Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation […]
Posted November 23, 2015
Our secondary schools are experiencing OSSTF Support Staff labour sanctions, which are having an impact on regular school administrative operations. The OSSTF Support staff group includes secretaries, custodians, social workers, school monitors and in-school technicians. Generation and distribution of mid term report cards may be impacted at some schools. Be assured that a fully completed […]
Posted November 17, 2015
We are pleased to announce that the Waterloo Region District School Board and OSSTF District 24 have ratified their local tentative agreement. The agreement will expire August 31, 2017. “The ratification of a local agreement with OSSTF is a demonstration of the hard work and dedication of all involved. Steady and respectful discussion on both […]
Posted October 22, 2015
We are pleased to announce that the WRDSB has reached a tentative collective agreement with secondary teachers, and occasional teachers. No further details are available at this time. Ratification of the agreement is anticipated in the coming weeks.
Posted October 14, 2015
Educational Support Staff/Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (ESS/OSSTF) and the Custodial and Maintenance Association/Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (CAMA/OSSTF) are currently in ongoing province-wide labour negotiations with the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Public School Boards Association (OPSBA). As a result, members of ESS/OSSTF and CAMA/OSSTF are taking part in a legal job sanctions. […]
Posted October 8, 2015
Dear Parents/Guardians of Secondary Students: We wanted to provide you with an update about job action being taken by Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (OSSTF) Support Staff, which includes secretaries, custodians and supervision monitors in schools as well as some central staff. Currently, OSSTF Support Staff are in ongoing province-wide labour negotiations with […]
Posted August 25, 2015
Secondary School Update The Waterloo Region District School Board is pleased that the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) have reached a tentative agreement with the Ontario government and the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) regarding central items. No details of the agreement can be provided at this point in time. The new two-tiered structure […]
Posted May 15, 2015
The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) notified the WRDSB that they will not be sending the Grade 3 and 6 Reading, Writing and Mathematics assessment materials to any boards currently affected by labour action. As a result, no WRDSB students in Grades 3 and 6 will participate in the EQAO assessment this year, until […]
Posted May 8, 2015
The OSSTF teachers’ union is obliged to serve five days notice of their intention to take strike action. At this point in time, the WRDSB has not received this notice. Therefore secondary schools will be open as usual on May 11.
Posted April 30, 2015
The OSSTF teachers’ union is obliged to serve five days notice of their intention to take strike action. At this point in time, the WRDSB has not received this notice. Therefore secondary schools will be open as usual on May 4.