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November 12, 2018

November Newsletter

November Newsletter

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November 5, 2018

ETFO’s 2019 Central Bargaining Goals: Member Surveying Process

ETFO’s 2019 Central Bargaining Goals: Member Surveying Process Body: ETFO is working with Strategic Communications Inc. (Stratcom) to determine members’ concerns andbargaining priorities for the 2019 round of central bargaining. Here’s how you may be contacted byStratcom: BY EMAIL (online survey): On November 5 or shortly after, you will receive an email from Stratcom with a link to participate […]

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October 31, 2018

Message from President Hammond

Members: I am writing to ask for the support of ETFO local leaders and members for IATSE Local 58 members who will be picketing the Royal Winter Fair at Toronto Exhibition Place from November 2-11, 2018.   Since July 20, 2018, the Toronto Exhibition Place Board of Governors has locked out IATSE Local 58 members […]

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October 24, 2018

2019 Central Bargaining Goals: Membership Surveying Process

See Collective Bargaining E-NEWSLETTER

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October 15, 2018

September Newsletter

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October 15, 2018

October News Letter

October News Letter

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October 12, 2018

Letter from President Hammond re Government Consultations

Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario Fédération des enseignantes et des enseignants de l’élémentaire de l’Ontario 136 Isabella Street, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 0B5 Telephone: 416-962-3836 Toll free: 1-888-838-3836 Fax: 416-642-2424 Website: www.etfo.ca October 12, 2018 Dear Members, The government consultations on Ontario’s education system are now underway and very shortly, the online survey and telephone town […]

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September 28, 2018

Everyday Mental Health Classroom Resources

On the  eve of Mental Illness Awareness Week (Oct 1-7) ETFO is announcing the release of a free, online resource for educators called Everyday Mental Health Classroom Resource.  The resource can be accessed at:  smh-assist.ca/emhc .   This resource has been co-developed by School Mental Health ASSIST and ETFO over the past two years.   It has been […]

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September 26, 2018

Smartfind update: Not all absences need approval

As you are aware, last year the board made changes to the SmartFind procedure, which added an approval process to absences. Through discussion and the grievance process, we have been working to resolve this issue with the board. It is ETFO’s position that the Collective Agreement clearly delineates which types of absence require approval and which do […]

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September 26, 2018

Be informed about Attendance Management

As you know, the board has an attendance management program. As a part of this program, members who cross the absence threshold of 9 days in 14 calendar months could be asked to attend an Attendance Management (Coaching Level) meeting. AP 430 states that these meetings are to occur during regular working hours. Attendance at […]

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