Labour Updates

Labour Updates
Labour Updates
Please monitor this page for ongoing updates regarding labour negotiations and their potential impact on Bluewater District School Board schools.  Information will be posted as it becomes available.  

December 13, 2019

Today, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) announced a one-day full withdrawal of services will be occurring on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 for select school boards.  Bluewater District School Board IS NOT one of these boards.

Information pickets will occur in Bluewater on that day before or after school, or during lunch periods.  These pickets will not disrupt the regular school day or impact students in the classroom.

Bluewater District School Board is committed to the well-being and safety of all students and staff.  We will be monitoring this situation closely and providing further information as it becomes available.

December 6, 2019


The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) have provided notice that they will begin work-to-rule phase 2 job action across the province on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.

Please monitor for specific details on the type of work that will be affected during phase 2.  We are reviewing the job action protocol from ETFO provincial to its members to determine the impact on our schools and facilities.

Our schools will remain open to students and staff during this phase of job action.
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