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Board refers donations restrictions motion

Board refers donations restrictions motion

At it’s TDSB  Regular Meeting on Wednesday  September 5, 2012 trustees referred a motion* submitted by Trustees Elizabeth Moyer and Sam Sotiropolous) to prohibit union contributions to trustee campaigns for election.  The board’s  Planning and Priorities Committee will debate the motion at its upcoming meeting, Sept 24 (Monday) 7pm.  (Give P&P your opinion on this#) *Whereas, the C... »

Education workers, students, teachers, community swarm Queens Park

Education workers, students, teachers, community swarm Queens Park

CPE joined members of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation and the Canadian Union of Public Employees Ontario gathered at Queen’s Park Tuesday August 28th to denounce legislation which will strip charter rights and Ontario labour law of the right to collective bargaining. Union members took to the stage to voice their concerns over the g... »

I am a TDSB teacher and this is my rant:

I am a TDSB teacher and this is my rant:

  Warning: the following is the humble opinion of one Ontario teacher who may not know a whole lot about politics but does know a whole lot about what’s fair and what’s happening to us teachers doesn’t seem fair. This week, Dalton McGuinty, Tim Hudak, Laurel Broten, and a whole bunch of other Ontario politicians will be cutting their summer vacations short and going back to ... »

Canada’s teachers support of Ontario colleagues

Canada’s teachers support of Ontario colleagues

OTTAWA, Aug. 24, 2012 /CNW/ – The teachers of Canada are throwing their support behind their colleagues in Ontario as the McGuinty government threatens to impose a contract by legislation on teachers who have not yet had the opportunity to reach a negotiated settlement through the collective bargaining process. “The 200,000 teachers of Canada raise their voices in support of all their ... »

Student trustees at Queens Park

Student trustees at Queens Park

Ontario Student Trustees Association to Hold Press Conference Monday Aug 27th OSTA-AAECO is the provincial group representing English and French Student Trustees on Public School Boards. The press conference will address the direct negative impact that the proposed Liberal legislation will have on students. Twitter @OSTAAECO.   Holding a press conference on Monday at Queen’s Park with @OSTAA... »

Legislation Does Not Put Students First

Legislation Does Not Put Students First

TORONTO, The announcement of proposed legislation to dictate the terms and processes for labour negotiations in Ontario’s public schools attempts to infringe upon the democratic role and historic success of education in this province. The bargaining process currently in place in Ontario works when school board employers and employees can sit down together to negotiate issues best understood ... »

Libs  “manufacturing crisis to win 2 by-elections”

Libs “manufacturing crisis to win 2 by-elections”

Three education unions say they will fight the Ontario Liberals’ proposed bill to impose a new contract on teachers if it passes. “If this bill is passed we’ll challenge this proposed legislation all the way to the Supreme Court,” said Fred Hahn, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees in Ontario, which represents 55,000 school support workers, including school secretaries and custodia... »

Rally Tuesday 28th 12 noon

Rally Tuesday 28th 12 noon

Rally in support of public education workers!  Tuesday, August 28  noon – 1:30pm   Queen’s Park   University Avenue / College Street (map)   Toronto             Join ETT, ETFO, OSSTF, CUPE, and other concerned community members to protest the government’s proposed anti-collective bargaining legislation. Please bring your friends and family, noisemake... »

Unions will fight legislation

Unions will fight legislation

Ontario’s public education unions, OSSTF, CUPE and ETFO will fight proposed legislation in the courts. In a joint press conference Thursday, August 23, 2012 in Toronto to Fred Hahn, President of CUPE Ontario, Sam Hammond, President of ETFO and Ken Coran, OSSTF President insisted that democracy and the rights for free collective bargaining.   The presidents, who noted that this is about ̶... »

presidents respond to legislation threat

presidents respond to legislation threat

Education Minister’s ‘Bullying Tactics’ Have No Place Anywhere in Ontario’s Education System: CUPE Ontario President “We need to work together to find a solution” that respects the work education workers do, and is suitable for students, families and workers, says Fred Hahn Toronto, ON – The Liberal government’s proposed legislation released yesterday that... »

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