Guide to Pregnancy and Parental Leave


Guide to WSIB


Health and Safety

Health and Safety: The 3Rs Introduction Every worker in Ontario has a right to a safe workplace. To ensure safe read more…

Collective Bargaining

Your Collective Agreement As an employee of a district school board or school authority and as a member of your read more…

How Does the Union Work?

Introduction The business of the union involves a variety of bodies, events, departments, committees, elected officers, staff members and volunteers. Together, read more…

OTs on LTAs now have access to benefits

As a result of the Central Table Agreement, occasional teachers across the province now have access to benefits through OTIP read more…

 Health and Safety

If you have been threatened or experienced violence while working as an OT, please access the following flowchart (you may wish to print it off to have with you while teaching) to be sure of what steps to follow: https://bit.ly/3GGOYth

The Employee Incident or Accident and Safe Schools Incident Reports (SSIR) are found online via the Core through the Report a Hazard/Incident icon and then “submit a new form”. From there, just follow the steps. Advise your Principal of the incidents ASAP and before the end of the day.

Filled out a Safe Schools Incident Report?  You are not allowed to make a copy of this form, however it is recommended that you keep detailed notes for your personal records regarding the incident.



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STEAM: Design Thinking for the Updated Science Curriculum

April 27, 4:30-6:30 Teachers Local Office, Seaforth. Watch for registration and further details via email.

Classroom Management for Occasional Teachers (2 parts)

March 29 & April 26 Watch for registration and further details via email.

Keep Calm and Play On – An Introduction to Music in the Classroom

  February 28, 4:30-6:00pm Teachers Local, Seaforth. Watch for registration and further details via email.

S.P. Joeseph Lyons-Indigenous Author Visit

February 15, 4:30-5:30 via Zoom Watch for further details and registration via email.

How can I access Professional Learning?

Group Professional Learning opportunities will be provided through our Local throughout the school year. Information on upcoming workshops or opportunities read more…

What Happens If I Don’t Follow My Collective Agreement?

Members who do not follow the Collective Agreement between their school board and ETFO Local run the risk of having read more…


Article 8-Union Dues and Assessments As per 8.05 in our Collective Agreement, By April 1, the board will post a read more…

When Is My Offence Declaration Due?

In early April the AMDSB will post a reminder notice and link in the Elementary OT Google Group, which is read more…