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 […]

Important Update Regarding Community Use of Schools – Beginning March 14

As you may be aware, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) are currently in ongoing province-wide labour negotiations. In the WRDSB, OSSTF represents secondary school teachers as well as a number of other education workers including school secretaries and custodial and maintenance staff that work in both our elementary and secondary schools, and at […]

Week at a Glance: March 2-6, 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 2 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 […]

Important Update Regarding Community Use of Schools – Beginning March 7

As you may be aware, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) are currently in ongoing province-wide labour negotiations. In the WRDSB, OSSTF represents secondary school teachers as well as a number of other education workers including school secretaries and custodial and maintenance staff that work in both our elementary and secondary schools, and at […]

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 […]

Week at a Glance: February 24-28, 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, February 24 All schools (JK-Grade 12) open All rental permits cancelled No elementary extracurricular activities […]

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 […]

Important Update Regarding Community Use of Schools

As you may be aware, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) are currently in ongoing province-wide labour negotiations. In the WRDSB, OSSTF represents secondary school teachers as well as a number of other education workers including school secretaries and custodial and maintenance staff that work in both our elementary and secondary schools, and at […]

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