TORONTO, March 26, 2013 /CNW/ - ETFO is suspending the advice to members
regarding their participation in voluntary/extra-curricular activities
in light of progress made during discussions with the provincial
"ETFO and the government have been involved in meaningful discussions
since February," said ETFO President Sam Hammond. "Talks are
continuing, and we are now confident that the government has
demonstrated a commitment to dealing with concrete items of importance
to our members."
An all-member vote will be conducted upon conclusion of any agreement
reached with the government. "ETFO is a democratic organization and,
ultimately, it is the membership that will determine whether an
agreement is acceptable," said Hammond.
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario represents 76,000
elementary public school teachers and education professionals across
the province and is the largest teacher federation in Canada.
SOURCE: Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
For further information:
Lisa Mastrobuono, Collective Bargaining Communications - Cell: 416-200-3674
Valerie Dugale, Media Relations - Cell: 416-948-0195