ETFO has also begun the process of strike voting across the province. The association asks its members if they support the strikes of primary school teachers in the absence of agreement on a new contract. Members` voting is expected to be completed by November 1, 2019. It is important to note that a strike vote by its members does not necessarily mean that primary school teachers are taking measures of partial or total work/withdrawal of services. From Monday, January 13, 2020, all ETFO members will be: update – 21. January: As ETFO teachers do not electronically enter grades, learning skills and/or feedback due to work actions, TDSB is not able to issue term 1 certificates or learning communication in kindergarten for primary school students. Read the letter from parents/legal guardians regarding term 1 certificates for more information. It was announced today that the preliminary central agreements (entered into on March 20 with the Ontario Elementary Officers Federation (ETFO) have been ratified by the Ontario Public School Boards` Association (OPSBA) and the union. ETFO also announced that if ETFO did not reach an agreement with effect from 20 January 2020 by 17 January 2020, it would initiate a total withdrawal from the service strike on a rotating basis. ETFO`s collective agreements include a sick leave plan for teachers, long-term teachers (LTO), designated early childhood educators and other ETFO education workers. This plan offers both sick days and short-term disability days.
Primary school daycares can remain open. For more information, please contact the childcare facility directly. TDSB Extended Day Programs will also be open to students currently enrolled for a full day with programs. EarlyON Children`s Centres and Family Centres operate during their normal business hours. The Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has informed op-ba and the Government of Ontario that they have requested a non-council report. . . .