Oct 20, 2019 · OECTA President Liz Stuart says the strike vote is a necessary show of force against what she calls “reckless cuts” proposed by the province. Education Minister Stephen Lecce issued a statement reassuring parents that strike votes are “part of the normal bargaining process.” Unfortunately, talks between OECTA and the government have stalled and there was an announcement as reported on October 20 th in the Toronto Sun that the union has decided to vote on a province wide strike on November 13 th.
Jan 08, 2020 · In November 2019, OECTA members voted 97.1 per cent in favour of taking strike action if necessary. As part of this initial action, OECTA members will be refraining from activities such as preparing report cards, participating in EQAO-related activities, and attending or participating in Ministry of Education initiatives. Oct 22, 2019 OSSTF/FEESO to conduct strike vote OSSTF feels it has no choice but to begin the process of conducting strike votes among its members across the province in the coming weeks.