State-Organized Attack on BC Port Workers - State-Organized Attack on BC Port Workers
27 July 2023
Wyman) 4 file:///C:/Reg/webcpcml/WF2023/WO1038PR.html#Top file:///C:/Reg/webcpcml/WF2023/WO1038PR.html#Top Negotiations in K-12 Education in Ontario Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Ontario Teachers' Federation From August 20-21, the Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Ontario Teachers' Federation (OTF) will take place at the Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Ontario. [...] According to the Act the purposes of the Federation are: a) to promote and advance the cause of education; b) to raise the status of the teaching profession; c) to promote and advance the interests of teachers and to secure conditions that will make possible the best professional service; d) to arouse and increase public interest in educational affairs; e) to cooperate with other teachers' organiz. [...] To date negotiations have been proceeding at a snail's pace as a result of the refusal of the government to address the fundamental issues of underfunding of education and the resulting deterioration of working and learning conditions in schools, as well as its dictate of changes to the system as a whole. [...] One of the objectives of the Federation, as defined in the law which established it, is "to represent all members of the pension plan established under the Teachers' Pension Act in the administration of the plan and the management of the pension fund." Additionally, the same Act mandates that "the Board of Governors shall meet annually and confer with the Minister and the senior officials of the M. [...] holding company engaged in union-busting across Canada and refusing to negotiate is an issue the Federation is duty-bound to address with the Pension Plan and the Ontario government, both in terms of the demands of the affiliate members and the Plan's own mandate.