It's time again to celebrate the creativity of our students. Entries for the OSSTF Student Achievement Awards can now be submitted for a chance at winning $1000. We have had several winners from Simcoe County in the past.Students are encouraged to produce written, visual and digital pieces that address the assigned theme, Laugh Out Loud, with thought and creativity. There is more information on the main page of this website as well as on the Provincial Webpage. You can also view the video produced last year that highlights the winners. Get laughing!!!
Welcome back!! Whether you are in your first semester or headed to retirement at some point this year, I want to extend my best wishes to you for a successful year. We have three people working for you in the office at 51 King St, myself, Karen Littlewood, the Chief Negotiator and Benefits Officer Tom Barnes and the Grievance Officer, Jessica Burnie. The office is staffed from 8:30-4:30 on weekdays and you can also reach us by voicemail or email. If you have ANY questions or concerns about your job or working conditions, please contact one of us. There are also union leaders in your worksite who may be able to help you. There should be a Branch President and Collective Bargaining Committee Reps as well as others who participate on one of our many committees. There are many great opportunities for you within our union and I encourage you to be as informed as possible. We have a Facebook page, a Twitter account, , the website and this blog, all designed to keep you in the know. I look forward to serving you again this year as your President.
Provincial Website Resources
OSSTF/FEESO Collective Bargaining Bulletins(Login and Password Required)
**Lost your login or password? Call Provincial Office or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Latest Bulletins: #50 – August 20 #51 – August 21 #52 – August 24
Teacher/Occasional Teacher Central Table Tentative Agreement – Information Documents for Ratification are available in the Members Only section (Login and Password Required)
Media / News Articles
OSSTF/FEESO determined to achieve a fair deal for support staff (OSSTF) – Click HERE for mobile-friendly version
OSSTF/FEESO Moosonee members ratify local negotiated contract (OSSTF) – Click HERE for mobile-friendly version
Plenty of talks ahead before public school system completely free of labour woes (Brampton Guardian)
Visit the Educators Matter website
The view from my desk, as Teacher Bargaining Unit President for D17 Simcoe