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  • Workers Health & Safety Centre Honours Local Activists

    Labour Council members from Lindsay, Peterborough, Northumberland, and Durham gathered on November 5 at the Lindsay Golf and Country Club to honour their fellow workers for their Health & Safety activism.  At the event, OSSTF District 15's John Mazara was named the Lindsay & District Labour Council recipient of the Workers Health & Safety Centre Activist award this year.

    Described by colleagues as passionate and tenacious, John's contributions in the area of health and safety have been exceptional and have demonstrated leadership within the School Board and the various stakeholders at the table.

    Congratulations John!  This award is well-deserved recognition of your tireless efforts!

     

     

  • Retirement Planning Workshops

     

     

  • District Human Rights / Status of Women Committee: Call for Members

     

     

  • District Communications / Political Action Committee: Call for Members

     

     

     

  • Important Member Information Meetings

    Membership meetings have been scheduled as follows in each of the three regions of the Board. Important information regarding negotiations and the current bargaining situation will be presented. All members are strongly encouraged to attend.

    Muskoka: September 10 at 4pm in the BMLSS cafeteria

    City of Kawartha Lakes: September 11 at 3:15pm in the LCVI cafeteria

    Haliburton: September 15 at 3:45pm in the HHSS Foods Room

    For more information, please login to the members only area of the provincial OSSTF website or contact the District 15 Office.

     

     

  • 2014 Labour Day Celebrations

    OSSTF District 15, as a member of both the North Simcoe Muskoka District Labour Council and the Lindsay & District Labour Council, encourages its members to take part in local Labour Day celebrations.

    City of Kawartha Lakes:

    Everyone is welcome to join the Lindsay & District Labour Council at their 19th Annual Labour Day Picnic to celebrate worker's rights, and better working conditions for all.  

    Sunday August 31, 2014 - Old Mill Park (16 Kent Street East, Lindsay)

    Noon - 3pmMusic will be provided by the Harry Peterson Band. There will be a bouncy castle, a dunk tank (with proceeds to support of the United Way), and games for children.  BBQ, beverages, and cake will be provided.

    Please consider bringing a non-perishable food item for donation.

    For more information contact the Lindsay & District Labour Council at either 705-324-7841 or ldlcouncil@gmail.com.

    Muskoka Region:

    The North Simcoe Muskoka District Labour Council has decided not to hold their own Labour Day event this year, but encourages you to attend events in Barrie and Toronto.

    Barrie

    5th Annual Labour Day Event - Click here for the event flyer

    Toronto

    Labour Day Parade - Monday September 1, 2014

    Join the Ontario Federation of Labour and the Toronto and York District Labour Council and celebrate Labour Day on the streets of Toronto in "Forging Solidarity for a Better City".  The parade starts at 9:30am sharp.  Click here for maps of the parade route.

     

     

  • Summer News

     

    The District office will be closed July 10 reopening on August 21, 2017. Have a wonderful summer!

     

     

  • Peter Carroll's Retirement Party

    Retirement Celebration for Peter Carroll: June 21, 2014, 1-4pm at the Lindsay Golf & Country Club.  $10/person - includes refreshments & gift contribution.  Cash bar.  RSVP to catherine@osstfd15.net

  • OSSTF/FEESO Sends a Letter of Support to the BC Teachers’ Federation

    May 27, 2014 — The British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) has been in a battle with the BC Government for many years in an attempt to reach a fair contract that will benefit both the teachers of the province and the students that they serve. Read more ...

     

  • Retirement Planning Workshop - June 3, 2014

    The District Office will be providing a retirement planning workshop to members in the Muskoka area on Tuesday June 3, 2014 at 4pm.  The workshop will be approximately 2 hours in length, and will be held in the staff room at Gravenhurst High School.

    Members interested in attending are asked to contact the District Office in advance to register.