Working more than 7 Hours?

Tuesday, October, 6th, 2015 by Nancy Vogel

During this central strike with a limited withdrawal of services all PSSP members at the TDSB will only work their 7 hours.  That means no lieu time during this Phase 1 of the sanctions.   Going forward, you should only be working 7 hours unless your supervisor pre-approves lieu time AND makes arrangements for you […]

PSSP List of Sanctions

Friday, October, 2nd, 2015 by Nancy Vogel

October 2: A list of sanctions that apply to PSSP members was sent via personal emails this morning.  Copies will be available at each education office on Monday morning, October 5.  Managers at the TDSB have the list and should respect your job action.  Direct your concerns/questions to or 647-348-3351.

Sanctions begin on Oct 5 for all PSSP members

Thursday, October, 1st, 2015 by Nancy Vogel

A selective withdrawal of services was called by OSSTF provincial office for all OSSTF Support Staff bargaining units on Sept 30 at a meeting of all presidents and chief negotiators in Toronto. A list of sanctions was sent via personal emails on Sept 30 and more info will be forthcoming before Oct 5.  Please ensure […]

Impasse Reached at Central Bargaining Table

Wednesday, September, 30th, 2015 by Nancy Vogel

On Friday, September 25 an impasse was reached at the bargaining table between OSSTF Support Staff and the Government and the Council of Trustees’ Associations. As stated in a media release by President, Paul Elliott, “The services our support staff members provide are crucial to publicly funded education in Ontario and to the success of […]

PSSP Returns to Central Table

Monday, September, 21st, 2015 by Nancy Vogel

PSSP and other OSSTF support staff members return to the central negotiation table on Sept 23, 24 and 25.   We hope to reach agreement on outstanding issues this week.   Local table negotiations resume on Sept 28 – Oct 9, with five dates set to meet with TDSB management negotiators.    You will receive […]

Bill 115 Legal Challenge Update

Wednesday, April, 9th, 2014 by Nancy Vogel

There is a significant,  but necessary, delay in the hearings that will determine OSSTF’s challenge to Bill 115 as a result of another relevant case before the Supreme Court.  Please click on the link to read the details.        Bill 115 Legal Challenge

April 28: Day of Mourning

Tuesday, April, 8th, 2014 by Nancy Vogel

DAY OF MOURNING Every year on April 28 we pay our respects to, and remember, the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents.  We also honour the many families and friends who have been deeply affected by these tragedies. Every worker has the right to […]

Working Conditions Memo & Work Hours

Thursday, March, 13th, 2014 by Nancy Vogel

Working Conditions Memo All supervisors received an updated memo earlier this fall detailing your work hours, who you report to in a school (not a teacher), and other pertinent information about your job duties.  Please refer to it if your supervisor doesn’t know the the difference between PSSP members and CUPE members in your school […]

EI Information – March 2014

Friday, March, 7th, 2014 by Nancy Vogel

PSSP members may apply for EI this March Break IF you are at home and available for work. You should go to the Service Canada website and log onto your account.  If you do not have an account, you can open one by applying for employment insurance benefits.  The number that is effective for the […]

Pay Equity Maintenance

Wednesday, February, 5th, 2014 by Nancy Vogel

The process of maintenance for the current school year has begun.  Any member who feels their job class duties have significantly changed since the Pay Equity award of Nov 2011 are able to complete a Change in Circumstance Form in the link below.  If you have questions about this process please contact the bargaining unit at 647/348-3351. […]