District 24 Teachers Bargaining Unit


Event Listing for the Month of: September 2023

OSSTF D24 - New Contract Teacher Workshop

 Thursday September 14 2023 @ 11:00 am  |  Schwaben Club (50 Scheifele Pl, Breslau)
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The New Contract Teacher workshop will provide information to newly hired WRDSB Contract Teachers about the OSSTF District 24 Teachers Bargaining Unit (TBU), followed up by a Question and Answer session.

The workshop will include:
- The function and workings of OSSTF
- Your Collective Agreement and the bargaining process
- How to maintain good standing with your employer and the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT)
- The New Teacher Induction Program (NTIP)
- The Annual Learning Plan (ALP)
- The Short Term Educational Plan (STEL)
- Sick Leave
- Ontario Teacher Insurance Plan (OTIP) Benefits
- The Long Term Disability Plan (LTD)
- Wellness Supports
- WRDSB Self-Service Portal
- Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP)
- Services of Educators Financial Group (EFG)

Doors open at 11:00am with lunch provided at 11:30am.

Workshop to start at Noon.

Register for this event by Noon on Tuesday September 12, 2023. When possible, please use a non-board email address.

For dietary requirements or allergies, please email Jennifer Roth, D24 administrator at osstfd24office@gmail.com.

You also need to complete the fillable PDF Federation Leave Form sent out attached to the invite and have it signed by your Administration and bring the form with you in order to provide OT coverage for the afternoon.

We are looking forward to meeting you at this event!

2023 OSSTF D24 - Annual OT Fall Social

 Monday September 18 2023 @ 3:00 pm  |  Schwaben Club - 50 Scheifele Pl - Breslau
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2023 OSSTF D24 Annual Occasional Teacher Fall Social will be held at the Schwaben Club again this year on Monday September 18th. REGISTER TODAY!

Meet your OSSTF Time Release Officers and other WRDSB Occasional Teachers

Ask questions about procedures, staffing, certification, union support.

Hear about the work and responsibilities of the OT Committee and find out more about your opportunity to become a Committee Member.

Network with other WRDSB Occasional Teachers over a free beverage and light snacks.

Shake off the isolation that sometimes comes with being an OT and meet some new colleagues/friends with a time to meet and socialize.

REGISTER TODAY to reserve your spot. Use a non board email if possible.

DATE: Monday September 18, 2023
TIME: 3:00pm to 6:00pm
LOCATION: The Schawben Club - 50 Scheifele Place, Breaslau

Special Q and A Session for Grade 9 Night Teachers - September 20th

 Wednesday September 20 2023 @ 3:00 pm  |  D24 Office - 225 Centennial Ct. Kitchener (Lower Classroom) 3:00 - 5:00 pm
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A number of WRDSB schools are running Grade 9 Nights on September 20th, the same night as our OSSTF All-Member Meeting about the Voluntary Binding Interest Arbitration (VBIA) pathway.

To accommodate those with this conflict, OSSTF Vice-President Martha Hrawdowy has offered to host a special Q&A session. She will be available to answer member questions from 3-5pm at the District 24 Office (225 Centennial Court, Kitchener) on September 20th.