Teacher's union warns of Ontario-wide one day walkouts
Published Wednesday, November 28, 2012 3:58PM EST
Last Updated Wednesday, November 28, 2012 6:42PM EST
Ontario teachers have warned the provincial government they will walk off the job in a series of one day strikes hitting every school board across Ontario. The union says they will give parents 72 hours notice, so they can make alternate childcare arrangements.
The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is warning parents of elementary students to brace for job disruptions starting next week. The board has published a list of services teachers may withdraw as of Monday December 3rd.
Elementary teachers will no longer conduct any reading, writing, or math assessments. Teachers will no longer verify attendance registries or conduct any EQAO testing or evaluations.
Teachers and the board have been in protracted negotiations –after the provincial government imposed a new law that took away teacher’s right to strike.
Here’s a list of services teachers will no longer perform.
This is a developing story with more information coming later.
Elementary students and parents in Ottawa are bracing for new service withdrawals by teachers starting Dec. 3, 2012.
The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is one of the boards warning parents of service withdrawals.