OSSTF union leaders to potentially take ‘further job action’ in coming weeks, says Lecce

Ontario’s Minister of Education Stephen Lecce addressed media on Friday about the escalating tensions between the provincial government and public secondary school teachers during bargaining negotiations. He said that the government learned of a potential for further job action in…

Ontario public high schools re-open Thursday as teachers return to class after 1-day strike

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 5, 2019 6:25 am Updated December 5, 2019 6:26 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Ontario’s public high school teachers are expected to be…

Striking London, Ont. teachers say labour action isn’t about the money

A province-wide teachers’ strike is underway for all public high school teachers, and London is no exception. All high schools in the Thames Valley District School Board were closed for the day in response to stalled contract negotiations between the…

‘Parents don’t want larger classes’: OSSTF President Harvey Bischof

Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation President Harvey Bischof said on Wednesday that when the Ontario government consulted with parents on the province’s education system, parents voiced that they did not want larger class sizes. Secondary public school teachers in the…

Ontario government allegedly didn’t offer new proposals for secondary school teachers as contract negotiations ongoing

Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation President Harvey Bischof said on Wednesday that the group spent four days bargaining with the Ontario government, but the province did not allegedly offer any new proposals for the on-going contract negotiations. Secondary public school…

Ontario secondary school teachers hold one-day strike

December 4 2019 11:22am OSSTF President Leslie Wolf joins us to explain why some teachers in Ontario are holding a one-day strike on Wednesday. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) {…

1-day strike looms as Ontario government and OSSTF remain without tentative deal

December 3 2019 6:14pm As a planned one-day strike deadline looms, the province says it has presented an offer to the union representing about 160,000 teachers across the province. It’s an offer the union says it hasn’t seen. Morganne Campbell…