The members of Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO), teachers and occasional teachers, will be taking province-wide strike action as of Monday, May 11, 2015. Right now, in Ontario Durham public secondary school teachers have been on strike.
As of today, May 7th, the secondary school teachers in Durham region, Peel region and the Rainbow District School Board in Sudbury are on strike. Durham region secondary teachers go back into negotiations on May 8th, Friday.
The union representing education workers in Ontario elementary schools said yesterday that despite "respectful and positive" talks with the government under newly-minted Premier Kathleen Wynne, it has no intention just yet of telling its members to end their boycott of extra-curricular activities.
Since September, elementary school teachers have been protesting the government's passage of Bill 115 by declining to lead student clubs, sports teams or other extra-curricular activities.