Welcome to the Halton Elementary Occasional Teachers Website! We  represent approximately 1150 employees of the HDSB who are Short Term (Daily) Occasional Teachers or Long Term Occasional Teachers.We  belong to the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (E.T.F.O.).  As a Union group we protect the rights of our members, make sure the conditions of our Collective Agreement are in order and are being followed, and provide our members with information and connection to the Provincial-wide organization.    

Latest News

Status Of Women – White Ribbon Campaign

Why wear a white ribbon on December 6th? On December 6th, 1989, an angry man, aged 25, entered the Engineering school of The University of Montreal, Ecole Polytechnique, with a hunting knife and a semi-automatic gun.  He had planned for … Continue reading

Stratcom Survey for Central Collective Bargaining

Members:  Over the next few days members will be surveys by a company called Stratcom. This survey is endorsed by ETFO and is very important for you to fill out. The survey will collect important data and information about what … Continue reading

Reports to the Spring Annual Meeting

Reports to the  Spring Annual Meeting – May 26, 2016 President’s Report: This year started with a bang, not a whimper.  In September we opened the school year with the continuation of job action as a result of a breakdown … Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunity at the RBC Canadian Open at Glan Abbey

The RBC Canadian Open is playing at Glen Abbey this summer from July 18 to 24, 2016, perhaps for one of the last times.  They are in need of volunteers to work at the Abbey. Volunteers are required to work … Continue reading

EI Reference Codes

The Reference Codes are only to be shared or used by employees who work in Ontario and live in the province of Ontario during the break periods. Workers who relocate during these periods to another province are to file a … Continue reading


NEW CHARITABLE INITIATIVE FOR HEOT   HEOT has decided to participate in a new initiative with MMI. MMI Canada brings compassion and health care to those in need.  They provide services to underserviced areas around the world: Primary Care, Dental … Continue reading

Changes to the Ratified CA

Members;  Last night ( Dec. 9, 2015) at our Ratification Meeting the members votes overwhelmingly to ratify the new Local Deal.  Our School Board will ratify on Wed., Dec. 16th at which time the new CA will become active . Until … Continue reading

New Library Resources !

Our catalogue has just been updated. Many new resources have been added. Please make sure you provide the resource number on the form to borrow materials.

New on the Website- Members Only

New on the Website! You may have noticed that the site has changed. We now have a secure site for Members Only.. On our new “Secure Site”, we will be posting Collective bargaining items as they arise. This site will … Continue reading