Tag: OSSTF

Update on Secondary Report Cards

Our secondary schools are experiencing OSSTF Support Staff labour sanctions, which are having an impact on regular school administrative operations. The OSSTF Support staff group includes secretaries, custodians, social workers, school monitors and in-school technicians. Generation and distribution of mid term report cards may be impacted at some schools. Be assured that a fully completed […]






OSSTF District 24 Ratify Local Agreement

We are pleased to announce that the Waterloo Region District School Board and OSSTF District 24 have ratified their local tentative agreement. The agreement will expire August 31, 2017. “The ratification of a local agreement with OSSTF is a demonstration of the hard work and dedication of all involved. Steady and respectful discussion on both […]






WRDSB & OSSTF District 24 Reach Tentative Agreement

We are pleased to announce that the WRDSB has reached a tentative collective agreement with secondary teachers, and occasional teachers. No further details are available at this time. Ratification of the agreement is anticipated in the coming weeks.






Important Notice for Elementary Students & Families

Dear Parents/Guardians of Elementary Students: We wanted to provide you with an update about job action being taken by teaching staff represented by the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) Support Staff, which includes secretaries, custodians & supervision monitors in schools as well as some central staff. Currently, […]






Update: Secondary Schools Remain Open

The OSSTF teachers’ union is obliged to serve five days notice of their intention to take strike action. At this point in time, the WRDSB has not received any notice. Therefore secondary schools are open as usual. We will notify families and students right away if this status changes.






Update Regarding Status of Negotiations with Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation

Bargaining between the province and unions representing public servants, including teachers and school support staff, has been underway since the fall of 2014. Contracts have expired and are currently being bargained, as outlined in the School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, 2014. Central bargaining has been taking place between the province, unions and the Ontario Public School Boards’ […]