Press release from the Ottawa Carleton District School Board.
Today, the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) received confirmation of the details of planned strike action by the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO). ETFO has confirmed that there will be a partial withdrawal of service beginning Monday, May 11th. All OCDSB elementary schools will be open and regular classes are scheduled. Field trips and extracurricular activities will proceed as planned.
Secondary School Update
There is no change in the local status. Regular school operations continue for secondary schools. All field trips and extracurricular activities scheduled will proceed as planned.
Our secondary teachers and occasional teachers (OSSTF) remain in a legal strike position.
The OCDSB is one of seven Ontario school districts which OSSTF has targeted for strike action. Currently strike action is underway by OSSTF at the Durham District School Board, Rainbow District School Board, and the Peel District School Board.OSSTF must provide 5 days advance notice of any planned strike action to the OCDSB.
To date, we have not received notice of strike action at the OCDSB. The school district remains committed to negotiating fair and fully funded collective agreements for our employees.