OSSTF announces next phase of job action

Since November 26, 2019, members of the Ontario Secondary Teachers Federation (OSSTF) have participated in job action. In Waterloo Region District School Board, OSSTF represents secondary teachers, occasional teachers, custodial and maintenance workers, educational support staff, professional student services personnel and supervision monitors and cafeteria assistants. We know that as parents and caregivers, it is […]

Week at a Glance: March 9-13, 2020

We know that communication during work-to-rule and strike days can be overwhelming. To help our families, we created a calendar for this week as a reference, to help explain what days schools are open and what programs are operating. Monday, March 9 All schools (JK-Grade 12) open All rental permits cancelled No elementary extracurricular activities […]

WRDSB secondary schools remain open on March 5

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of selected school boards across the province on Thursday, March 5, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open […]

ETFO announces Phase 6 of work-to-rule

On February 26, Phase 6 of the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) work-to-rule came into effect. For this phase, elementary teachers and education workers who are members of ETFO will not: Provide any coverage for absent members, regardless of the reason for the absence. Except in the case of an occasional teacher hired to […]

WRDSB secondary schools remain open on February 28

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province on Friday, February 28, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to […]

Week at a Glance: February 17-21, 2020 – All Schools Closed February 21

We know that communication during work-to-rule and strike days can be overwhelming. To help our families, we created a calendar for this week as a reference, to help explain what days schools are open and what programs are operating. Monday, February 17 Family Day – no school Tuesday, February 18 All schools (JK-Grade 12) open […]

All schools to close February 21 for a one-day ETFO & OSSTF strike

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation (OSSTF) and the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that on Friday, February 21, their members will engage in a full withdrawal of services (strike-action) across the province. In WRDSB, OSSTF represents secondary school teachers as well as a number of other education workers. Education workers include our […]

WRDSB secondary schools remain open on February 13

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province on Thursday, February 13, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to […]

All elementary schools to close February 11 & 12 in the event of ETFO strike action

On Tuesday, February 11 and Wednesday, February 12, all WRDSB ELEMENTARY schools will be CLOSED to students due to a withdrawal of services (strike-action) by the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) unless an agreement is reached at the provincial bargaining table.  In the WRDSB, ETFO represents elementary teachers, elementary occasional teachers and designated early […]

ETFO announces Phase 5 of work-to-rule

On February 3, Phase 5 of the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) work-to-rule came into effect. For this next phase, elementary teachers and education workers who are members of ETFO will not: Participate in extracurricular activities at any time If no agreement is reached centrally with the province, ETFO local groups will continue in […]

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