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Here you'll find the latest news relating to District 3. Check back regularly to stay informed!

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  • Advice to Members, re: HPE Curriculum
    August 29, 2018
    As of the date of this DBU memo, the 2015 Health and Physical Education curriculum for Grades 9-12 remains in place.
  • Benevolent Council, 2018-2019
    July 13, 2018
    Benevolent Council application form for the 2018-2019 school year.
  • District 3 NDP Endorsement
    May 25, 2018
    OSSTF District 3 throws support behind Michael Mantha (Algoma-Manitoulin), France Gélinas, (Nickel Belt) and Jamie West (Sudbury).
  • Election Bulletin - May 2018
    May 23, 2018
    An important message from the District 3 CPAC Committee.
  • ETFO, OSSTF/FEESO file unfair labour practice complaints against Liberal Government
    April 13, 2018
    The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) are filing unfair labour practice complaints with the Ontario Labour Relations Board against the Government of Ontario.
  • National Day of Mourning 2018
    April 11, 2018
    The National Day of Mourning to recognize workers who have been killed or injured while at work will soon be upon us (April 28). The theme for this year’s Day of Mourning will be “Violence and Harassment: It’s not part of the job”.
  • Adverse Reports Advisory
    January 30, 2018
    An Adverse Report is a formal approach for dealing with conflict involving a colleague. 
  • Semester Changes
    January 30, 2018
    This memo concerns the transition from Semester 1 to 2 and resultant staffing and timetable changes that may have an impact on members receiving benefits.
  • Updates to Member Status Issues Now Processed
    January 29, 2018
    The attached memo contains important information about updates to member files shared between boards and OSSTF ELHT benefits.
  • T4A Tax Slips
    January 23, 2018
    The Life & AD&D premium is a taxable benefit and members will be receiving T4A tax slips from OTIP for these taxable benefits by the end of February.
  • Pension Enhancements for OTPP Members
    December 13, 2017
    On January 1, 2018, three decisions by the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) and the Ontario Government, as joint sponsors of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Plan), go into effect; all of which are good news for OTPP members.
  • International Human Rights Day: December 10th
    December 6, 2017
    Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10—the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
  • Continuing OTIP Partnership
    November 2, 2017
    A reminder to District 3 members of the exclusive endorsement partnership between OSSTF/FEESO and the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP).
  • 2018 Student Achievement Awards
    October 22, 2017
    The Student Achievement Awards is a writing and creative arts competition which is open to all public secondary school students in Ontario.
  • Childcare and Dependent Care Policy
    October 10, 2017
    New policy in District 3.
  • Benefits Update: Osteopath changes
    September 18, 2017
    Upcoming changes to benefits plan.