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What is Collective Bargaining?

Collective Bargaining is what establishes your Collective Agreement, the document that outlines a teacher’s salary, benefits, working conditions, sick leave, vacation, protection from arbitrary discipline, and much more.

All members are urged to engage and get involved in the bargaining process.

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Bargaining Map

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Get Collective Bargaining Updates

Members, to ensure that you receive Collective Bargaining information in a timely manner, please subscribe to:

  1. ETT Weekly
  2. ETFO’s Collective Bargaining eNewsletter

Also, please update your ETFO contact information. You can update your contact information either online or by calling ETFO at 416-962-3836 and asking for Member Records (available 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.).

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the bargaining process, please contact your Executive Officer.


What is Central Bargaining?

With the passage of Bill 122, the School Boards’ Collective Bargaining Act, 2014, all items with a monetary element are now negotiated at the provincial level between ETFO, the Ministry, and OPSBA (Ontario Public School Boards’ Association).

Learn more about Central Bargaining





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