Osstf Tentative Agreement Details

Local OSSTF/FEESO leaders from across the province will meet by teleconference in the coming days to review the interim agreements and decide, in accordance with the union`s established processes, whether or not they should be forwarded to members for ratification. Members` ratification votes are scheduled for May. The Ontario government had previously reached a preliminary agreement with the other three unions (ETFO, OECD and AEFO). As such, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers` Federation (OSSTF), which represents 60,000 public secondary school teachers and education workers, was the last education union in the province to be on the list. This success brings a lot of hope and optimism, especially in these difficult and uncertain times. Union president Harvey Bischof says teachers didn`t get everything they wanted in the deal, but the deal will create stability in the province`s schools. On April 20, the Ontario government reached a preliminary agreement with the Ontario Secondary School Teachers` Federation (OSSTF). This is what happened after many months of strikes and changing negotiations at the tables of teachers and education workers. Alphonso, C.

(2020, April 20). Ontario Secondary School teachers get a preliminary agreement with the province. Retrieved by www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-ontario-high-school-teachers-reach-tentative-deal/ ArtusoMore, A., & Artuso, A. (2020, April 20). OsSTF, the Ontario government has reached a preliminary agreement. Consulted by torontosun.com/news/provincial/osstf-ontario-government-reach-tentative-agreement Details of the agreement reached on 20 April 2020 remain confidential until they are ratified by all parties. Agreements have already been reached with the other unions of Limestone`s education and support staff. A preliminary agreement was reached with the Ontario Federation of Ontario (ETFO) on March 20, 2020.

Education employees represented by CUPE voted to ratify a central collective agreement in November 2019. Cathy Abraham, President of op-ba, thanks the OPSBA bargaining teams, comprised of BOTH OPSBA staff, principals and management staff, for their commitment to this process. "Our high school teachers and education workers will play a very important role in guiding our students through the challenging period ahead. This agreement is a recognition that we value the contribution they make every day to the educational experience of our students. We look forward to working together to ensure that we are able to deliver an educational experience focused on the success and well-being of our students. In recent months, the province has reached preliminary contracts with three other teachers` unions following controversial negotiations that have resulted in work stoppages and school closures. TORONTO, ON – April 20, 2020 – The Ontario Secondary School Teachers` Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) has reached preliminary agreements with the government and provincial school federations at the central bargaining tables, both for teachers/casual teachers and education workers. Details of the OSSTF`s preliminary agreement were not immediately revealed, but a source said it was similar to the one that was ratified earlier this month by the Catholic teachers` union. This agreement included annual increases of one percent, from middle classes to high school of 23 students, compared to the previous average of 22, and two mandatory online learning courses with an opt-out policy for families. The Ontario Secondary School Teachers` Federation and the government today announced the preliminary agreement. Ontario has reached a preliminary agreement with the last major teachers` union without a contract. Details of the interim agreement have not been fully disclosed to the public. However, a source revealed that the agreement is similar to the one that was ratified earlier this month by the Ontario English Catholic Teachers` Association (OECD) .

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