TORONTO, April 24 /CNW/ - Public elementary occasional teachers, members
of the Ontario North East Occasional Teacher Local of the Elementary Teachers'
Federation of Ontario (ETFO), reached a tentative collective agreement with
the Ontario North East District School Board this evening.
"The ETFO takeover team has done a fantastic job for our members. They
met with the board on numerous occasions and bargained around the clock to get
a deal," said ETFO President David Clegg. "This agreement benefits elementary
occasional teachers, the Ontario North East District School Board, and
elementary students," Clegg said.
Details of the agreement will be available following a members'
The Ontario North East Occasional Teacher Local represents 260 public
elementary occasional teachers. Their last contract expired August 31, 2008.
The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario represents 73,000
elementary public school teachers and education workers across the province
and is the largest teacher federation in Canada.
For further information:
For further information: Larry Skory, ETFO Communications, (416)
962-3836 (Office); (416) 948-0195 (Cell)