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March 2018 Executive Minutes

Wednesday, May, 23rd, 2018 by Michelle Pagniello

PSSP D12 EXECTUTIVE MEETING MINUTES MARCH 20, 2018     Present:  Olga De Melo, Michelle Pagniello, Kelly Green, Solange Scott, Koryn Marshall, Randy Banderob, Peter Mallouh, Richardo Harvey, Sharon Grant, Daniela Melo.   Regrets:  Laura Mahoney, Lino DeMedeiros, Karen Littlewood.   The Anti-Harassment statement was read.  Richardo Harvey will be the Anti-Harassment Officer for this […]


2018 Provincial Election

Wednesday, May, 23rd, 2018 by Michelle Pagniello

Strange times in Ontario provincial politics Every Ontario political pundit must have a headache from the continuous head-shaking going on at the recent state of Ontario politics. It was hard enough to fathom how a political party could implode so completely, so close to an election as did the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party. Add to […]


December Executive Minutes

Wednesday, May, 23rd, 2018 by Michelle Pagniello

  PSSP EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES December 19, 2017 Present: Olga DeMelo, Michelle Pagniello, Kelly Green, Solange Scott, Peter Mallouh, Laura Mahoney, Daniela Melo, Lino DeMedeiros, Koryn Marshall, Randy Banderob. Regrets: Richardo Harvey, Karen Littlewood. • The Anti-Harassment Statement was read. Lino DeMedeiros is the Anti-Harassment Officer for this meeting. • The Aboriginal Creed was read. […]


Camille Natale Awards 2018

Wednesday, January, 31st, 2018 by Michelle Pagniello

Camille Natale Awards 2018 – Human Rights/Political Action Committees The annual Camille Natale Awards reflect OSSTF Toronto’s belief  in  the  power  of student action to make a difference for peace, social justice, equity and human rights locally and globally. The awards, given every year to students, are administered by both the District’s Political Action and […]


OSSTF Coldest Days

Wednesday, January, 31st, 2018 by Michelle Pagniello

Please join OSST and help support the Yonge Street Mission on February 24, 2018.  Please view link below for more info.   Coldest days


2018 Provincial Election

Wednesday, May, 23rd, 2018 by Michelle Pagniello

Strange times in Ontario provincial politics Every Ontario political pundit must have a headache from the continuous head-shaking going on at the recent state of Ontario politics. It was hard enough to fathom how a political party could implode so completely, so close to an election as did the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party. Add to […]


Camille Natale Awards 2018

Wednesday, January, 31st, 2018 by Michelle Pagniello

Camille Natale Awards 2018 – Human Rights/Political Action Committees The annual Camille Natale Awards reflect OSSTF Toronto’s belief  in  the  power  of student action to make a difference for peace, social justice, equity and human rights locally and globally. The awards, given every year to students, are administered by both the District’s Political Action and […]


OSSTF Coldest Days

Wednesday, January, 31st, 2018 by Michelle Pagniello

Please join OSST and help support the Yonge Street Mission on February 24, 2018.  Please view link below for more info.   Coldest days


Child & Family Services Act Changes

Thursday, January, 18th, 2018 by Michelle Pagniello

Please view link below to see changes to the Child & Family Services Act 086 – Child Family Services Act Changes


Controlled Act of Psychotherapy

Thursday, January, 18th, 2018 by Michelle Pagniello

Proclamation of Controlled Act of Psychotherapy. Please see link below for details. 087 – Controlled Act of Psychotherapy


March 2018 Executive Minutes

Wednesday, May, 23rd, 2018 by Michelle Pagniello

PSSP D12 EXECTUTIVE MEETING MINUTES MARCH 20, 2018     Present:  Olga De Melo, Michelle Pagniello, Kelly Green, Solange Scott, Koryn Marshall, Randy Banderob, Peter Mallouh, Richardo Harvey, Sharon Grant, Daniela Melo.   Regrets:  Laura Mahoney, Lino DeMedeiros, Karen Littlewood.   The Anti-Harassment statement was read.  Richardo Harvey will be the Anti-Harassment Officer for this […]


December Executive Minutes

Wednesday, May, 23rd, 2018 by Michelle Pagniello

  PSSP EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES December 19, 2017 Present: Olga DeMelo, Michelle Pagniello, Kelly Green, Solange Scott, Peter Mallouh, Laura Mahoney, Daniela Melo, Lino DeMedeiros, Koryn Marshall, Randy Banderob. Regrets: Richardo Harvey, Karen Littlewood. • The Anti-Harassment Statement was read. Lino DeMedeiros is the Anti-Harassment Officer for this meeting. • The Aboriginal Creed was read. […]


Womens March on Toronto 2018

Thursday, January, 18th, 2018 by Michelle Pagniello

Provincial Office has given us an invitation to join the Women’s March on Saturday January 20th, 2018.  If you are interested in attending please see link below. 082 – Womens March on Toronto 2018


November 2017 Executive Minutes

Tuesday, January, 9th, 2018 by Michelle Pagniello

      PSSP D12 EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES November 29, 2017 Present:              Olga De Melo, Sharon Grant,  Michelle Pagniello,  Richardo Harvey,  Kelly Green, Solange Scott,  Peter Mallouh , Laura Mahoney, Daniela Melo, Randy Banderob, Lino DeMedeiros. Regrets:              Koryn Marshall, Karen Littlewood The Anti-Harassment statement was read after introductions.  Peter Mallouh is the Anti-Harassment Officer […]


October 2017 Executive Minutes

Thursday, December, 7th, 2017 by Michelle Pagniello

PSSP D12 EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES October 26, 2017 Present: Olga De Melo, Sharon Grant, Michelle Pagniello, Richardo Harvey, Kelly Green, Solange Scott, Peter Mallouh, Koryn Marshall, Laura Maloney, Daniela Melo, Cathy Renfrew Regrets: Randy Banderob, Lino DeMedeiros, Karen Littlewood The Anti-Harassment statement was read after introductions.  Solange Scott is the Anti-Harassment Officer for this meeting. […]


Additional Paid Holiday Codes

Wednesday, October, 5th, 2016 by Nancy Vogel

Additional Paid Holiday – Unit A Staff  (PSSP)  Unit A Collective Agreement provisions allow for Employees to have an additional paid holiday from work in each work year. Specific school or program based staff shall schedule this day in consultation with the Principal or Supervisor on a Professional Activity Day. Any other arrangements may be […]


Working Conditions Memo Sept 2016

Monday, October, 3rd, 2016 by Nancy Vogel

The Working Conditions memo regarding PSSP work hours, breaks, duties re: supervision of students and more was sent to all Principals, Chiefs and Supervisors at the end of September.  Please print a copy from this link below and keep it handy when referencing your job duties and/or work hours with a supervisor. working-conditions-memo-2016-09-26  


Sick Leave Explained: STLDP 100% & 90%

Monday, April, 18th, 2016 by Nancy Vogel

April 18, 2016 The TDSB is now showing on your pay stubs the 131 sick days permanent PSSP members are entitled to receive each school year, under the terms of our collective agreement. Each permanent and full year contract employee receives the following allotment of sick days per school year: 11 Sick Days, plus 120 STLDP […]


Investigations Protocol

Friday, December, 11th, 2015 by Nancy Vogel

As education workers whose employment involves contact with children, we are held to a higher standard of behaviour than many other employees in the Ontario workforce, both in the workplace and in our personal lives.  We are considered to have positions of authority and as such are vulnerable to accusations of misconduct by disgruntled clients. […]


Casual CYWs – * Info for You

Thursday, October, 15th, 2015 by Nancy Vogel

re: SmartFind Express The message below was sent to us today regarding the shut down of SmartFind every evening for the purpose of maintenance of the site: “…….until further notice, replacement staff will be unable to search for jobs on the phone or on the internet between 6pm and 8pm Monday to Thursday (6:30 to […]


Members’ Only OSSTF Site info

Tuesday, December, 1st, 2015 by Nancy Vogel

OSSTF Member Password Click on the link above to view a poster that shows you how to get your OSSTF ID and password in order to access the Member’s only section of the osstf.ca website.  The tentative Central Agreement will be posted there on Wednesday, Dec 2.  The ratification vote for PSSP, Toronto members will […]


Feb 14 Paystubs & Sick Days

Wednesday, February, 13th, 2013 by koadmin

As of Jan 2, 2013  all education workers in Ontario receive 11 sick days each year at 100% pay and 120 additional days under the Short Term Disability Plan (STDP) at 90% or 66.3%, depending on the illness.   On Jan 2 the government granted additional days for this year ONLY to top up anyone who is on […]


Teachers’ Pension Plan Sick Leave Changes*

Monday, February, 4th, 2013 by koadmin

Teachers’ Pension Plan Amendment for Sick Leave Beyond 10 Days Contributors to the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) were told by the Plan in the Fall of 2012 that for those days during which they received less than 100% of salary (66.67% or 90%) they would receive full service credit, regardless of the salary rate, […]


Bill 115 Regulation Changes: Sick Days & Grid Movement

Tuesday, January, 22nd, 2013 by koadmin

Jan 23: The repeal of Bill 115 does not change any conditions of our contract that is in effect from September 1, 2012 – August 31, 2014.  Since it was imposed on Jan 2, 2013 and the repeal was Jan 22, 2013, it remains fully in effect for all education workers. Jan 22: The latest […]