How do teachers spend their summer vacation? Fighting for you.

When our first round of bargaining with the government and trustees broke down, it was because they wouldn’t remove unfair clauses that would have a major impact on the classroom. In the Huffington Post, OECTA President Ann Hawkins pushed back against editorials that suggested teachers weren’t working hard for a deal, explaining that the government has made troubling demands that would impact Ontario teachers and their students.

While the public enjoys their summer vacations, the Ontario government and school board trustees are attempting to push through measures that will make it significantly harder for teachers to teach. The government shouldn’t be balancing the books through cuts to public education.

Read Ann’s op ed now.