Experts share their views on province’s flawed return to school plan
October 07, 2020 14:15 ET | Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
TORONTO, Oct. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the aftermath of the disappointing decision by the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) to dismiss, on jurisdictional grounds, the health and safety...
MEDIA ADVISORY
October 06, 2020 16:42 ET | Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
TORONTO, Oct. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Four of Ontario’s major education unions will hold a virtual media conference tomorrow afternoon alongside experts who will share their views on the...
Conservative legislation is an attack on workers
June 05, 2019 22:00 ET | Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Toronto, ON, June 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In an extraordinary attack on collective bargaining and workers, legislation proposed today by the Conservative government blatantly violates the...
Queen’s Park Rally for Education this Saturday at noon
April 05, 2019 11:00 ET | Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Toronto, ON, April 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Thousands of parents, educators, community groups, students and unions from across the province will converge on Queen’s Park at 12 noon tomorrow...
ETFO successfully defends ability to establish inclusive learning environments
February 28, 2019 14:03 ET | Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Toronto, Feb. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Ontario court ruled that teachers have the ability to meet and exceed curriculum expectations, a victory that the Elementary Teachers’...
Ontario economic update is a precursor to privatization
November 15, 2018 16:07 ET | Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Toronto, ON, Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After today’s economic update, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is urging the government to rethink its agenda of cuts and...
ETFO issues call - respect, don’t erase transgender identities
November 15, 2018 08:57 ET | Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Toronto, ON, Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As Transgender Day of Remembrance approaches on November 20, the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) is calling on Ontarians to respect,...
Ontario educators’ union launches injunction against government
September 04, 2018 11:00 ET | Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Toronto, Sept. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced legal action against the Ontario government regarding its repeal of the 2015 Health...
MEDIA ADVISORY
August 31, 2018 17:42 ET | Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Toronto, ON, Aug. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On the first day back to class for Ontario public elementary schools, ETFO will hold a media conference to outline its next steps regarding the...
ETFO denounces government Sex Ed decision, will advise teachers to teach all sections of the current curriculum
August 13, 2018 16:50 ET | Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Toronto, ON, Aug. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has strongly denounced the Ontario government’s decision to repeal the updated 2015 sexual health...