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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 […]


High School Teachers Ratify Deal

Monday, September, 21st, 2015 by Nancy Vogel

OSSTF teachers and OTs ratified a central table deal with the government at a vote held last week.   They now will continue to attempt to reach local settlements with their various school boards around the province.   The central deal will only be attached to the local settlement, once both are  completed.   The […]


CUPE & ETFO Work to Rule

Saturday, September, 5th, 2015 by Nancy Vogel

On September 8 when students return to school, we anticipate there may be some work to rule action from CUPE members and the Elementary Teachers. PSSP is not engaged in any work to rule action.  We are currently in both central and local negotiations and we are hopeful for a settlement in the coming weeks. […]


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. […]


PSSP December 2013 Newsletter

Thursday, December, 19th, 2013 by Nancy Vogel

Have a look at our first newsletter as your Executive Committee attempts to share information and ideas about topics occurring this school year.  Upcoming events such as the Student & Staff Award Gala on April 3 are noted.  Check it out and let us know what you think: PSSP December Newsletter


Sick Leave Plan for 2013 – 2014

Tuesday, December, 10th, 2013 by Nancy Vogel

Reposted on December 10, 2013: Permanent PSSP Members:  As of September 3, 2013, all PSSP permanent members will receive 11 sick days* at 100% pay and 120 days of Short Term Disability Leave Plan (STLDP) days at 90%, which flow directly once the first 11 days are used.  These days do not accumulate year-to-year.  The […]


Early Retirement Incentive Plan – Teachers Only

Tuesday, November, 19th, 2013 by Nancy Vogel

On Nov 18, 2013 an early retirement incentive plan (EIRP) was posted on Direct Line for all Elementary and Secondary Teachers.  It is a $5,000 bonus that will be added to their retirement gratuity if they retire between Nov 2013 – Jan 30, 2014 (last day of semester 1 for secondary teachers and Jan 31st […]


OSSTF Sick Leave Plan Booklet

Friday, November, 15th, 2013 by Nancy Vogel

Nov 15:  OSSTF has released a manual about the Sick Leave Plan for you to download. Since it applies to everyone in the province who is an OSSTF member, it can be confusing to PSSP members.  Please have a look  but also refer to the post that we created for TDSB PSSP members titled: Sick […]