Schools reopen December 5

All WRDSB elementary and secondary schools will reopen for students on December 5 following the one-day OSSTF strike. Before and after school programs will reopen and student transportation will operate as normal. We want to thank everyone for their patience during this time.

All schools will be closed on December 4, 2019

On Wednesday, December 4, ALL SCHOOLS, both elementary and secondary, will be closed to students.  This includes ALL before and after school childcare programs, extended day childcare programs, Early ON Centres and third-party operated childcare centres.   Bus Transportation will not be in operation and ALL extracurricular activities and evening rental permits are cancelled. This is […]

Statement from the Chairperson regarding December 4 job action

Our teachers and educational support staff provide critical support to 64,000 students in our system, across 121 schools and in our education centre, every day. They are committed to providing our students with an education that promotes a love of learning, exploring areas of interest, and preparing them for their pathway after graduation. As our […]

All schools to close on December 4 in the event of one-day OSSTF strike

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, their members will engage in a full withdrawal of services (strike action) in public schools where OSSTF is represented across the province unless an agreement is reached at the central bargaining table. In the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), […]

OSSTF Announces Full Withdrawal of Services on Wednesday, December 4

Full Withdrawal of Services Announced for Wednesday, December 4 by Waterloo secondary teachers, occasional teachers, Custodial and Maintenance staff, Educational Support Staff, Professional Student Services Personnel and Supervision Monitors and Cafeteria Assistants: The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Association (OSSTF) has announced that next Wednesday, December 4, all of its members across the province of Ontario […]

Update on OSSTF work-to-rule

Start of job action by Waterloo secondary teachers, occasional teachers, Custodial and Maintenance staff, Educational Support Staff, Professional Student Services Personnel and Supervision Monitors and Cafeteria Assistants: The Ontario Secondary Teachers ‘ Federation (OSSTF) will begin labour action in public schools across Ontario on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. We know that as parents and caregivers, […]

OSSTF work-to-rule beginning November 26

Last week, the Ontario Secondary School Teacher’s Federation (OSSTF) announced that it will begin work-to-rule strike action on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. At this time, we do not have any details on what the work-to-rule will look like in the Waterloo Region District School Board. OSSTF announced that its actions will target Ministry of Education […]

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.

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