TORONTO, April 30 /CNW/ - Elementary public school teachers, members of
the Thames Valley Elementary Teacher Local of the Elementary Teachers'
Federation of Ontario (ETFO), reached a tentative collective agreement with
the Thames Valley District School Board yesterday 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 is a win/win
situation for everyone - elementary teachers, the Thames Valley District
School Board, and elementary students," Clegg said.
Details of the agreement will be available following a members'
The Thames Valley Elementary Teacher Local represents approximately 3,000
public elementary school teachers. Their 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)