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June 21, 2021

ETFO Summer Organizing Training Series

Our Summer Organizing Training Series registration is open. These workshops are applicable to all members who are interested in getting organized to defeat the Ford government in the next election.   1)      July 21 – Where’s the Power (90 minutes) – This will be a session on mapping power and identifying activists and leaders in diverse communities. Participants will learn […]

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June 7, 2021

COVID-19 FAQ #29

The attached COVID eNewsletter contains information on: vaccinations; health and safety; mental health; reporting; individual education plans; and pandemic impacts on the South Asian community. COVID-19 FAQ #29

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May 27, 2021

Organizing to Defeat this Government

A message from the ETFO Provincial Office; “We have seen throughout the pandemic how social media can be a great tool to shift conversations and build engagement on important issues. Social media offers the opportunity to proactively get in front of issues and generate momentum. We know our members played a role in shifting conversations […]

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May 18, 2021

Hybrid Learning Resources/Speaking Notes

Please find attached social media shareables and speaking notes that are critical of the hybrid model. Please feel free to share these through your social media channels. Speaking notes re: hybrid learning – May 2021

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May 11, 2021

COVID-19 FAQ #28

The attached COVID eNewsletter contains information on: sick leave; contact tracing; hot weather; ergonomics; member mental health; and the rise of hate crimes. COVID-19 FAQ #28

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May 10, 2021

Nursing Week – May 10 to May 16

Nurses don’t need thanks.  They need us to act. Burnout. PTSD. Staffing shortages. Marathon shifts. Inadequate PPE. Canada’s nurses are being stretched to their limit.  This week is Nursing Week, and it’s not enough just to say thank you. Call on decision-makers to ensure safer working conditions and better support for nurses. Send Ottawa a […]

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May 6, 2021

AMTL May Newsletter

The AMTL May Newsletter contains information on: – Upcoming staffing dates – Tentative 21/22 school year calendar – June report cards – Collective agreement dates for tentative teaching assignments and initial timetables – OTPP information May Newsletter

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April 20, 2021

Understanding Your Right to Refuse Unsafe Work (video)

Despite Premier Ford’s claim that our public schools would be safe, the Ontario government is not doing enough! Every worker needs to know that they have the individual right to refuse unsafe work. Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

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April 19, 2021

COVID-19 FAQ #27

FAQ #27 includes health and safety information specific to special education. COVID-19 FAQ #27

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April 19, 2021

Prioritize Vaccines (video)

The attached radio ad began playing on social media and radio stations across the province on Tuesday, April 13. With COVID-19 cases increasing as we experience a third wave of this pandemic, this ad acknowledges increases in cases in Ontario public schools and is intended to pressure the government to offer vaccines to all educators […]

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