Collective Action Reverses Bill
Statement on the Repeal of Bill 28
“The Keeping Students in School Act, Bill 28, was an unprecedented attack on collective bargaining rights, the likes of which had not been seen in Ontario’s history. Today, we celebrate the repeal of this oppressive bill, which was accomplished through the courage of CUPE education workers and the collective power of workers and families across Ontario. Click on the title of this text to read more.
Free and Fair Collective Bargaining Works!
ETFO CB Newsletter November 22, 2022
Today, representatives from ETFO, the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) and the government participated in discussions at the ETFO Teacher/Occasional Teacher Central Table. At the outset of bargaining today, OPSBA and the government presented ETFO with a “term sheet” outlining their proposals, and ETFO presented several proposals. Click on the title of the bulletin to read more!
Solidarity Works! November 23, 2022
ETFO & Other Unions Win major Charter Challenge Victory – Bill 124 declared unconstitutional
The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and other unions have won a major court victory at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. The Court found that the Ontario government’s decision, under Bill 124, to impose a three-year wage freeze for ETFO members and other public service workers was unconstitutional and violated workers’ collective bargaining rights. The decision does not address a remedy for this Charter violation. Click on the title of the bulletin to read more!