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FAQ

What do I do if I am Injured at work?

Go to the office and fill out an EIR (Employee Incident Report). A minor injury could turn into something bigger and could end up being a WSIB claim. Be proactive and protect yourself!

How many days must I work to remain on the OT Roster?

20 full days (2 half days = 1 full day) STO (daily work) and LTO days count.

What is my ETFO ID and where do I find it?

This is a number assigned to you by ETFO Provincial to track your membership information. It can be found on your ETFO membership card (the one with the apple on it!). Can’t find it –call 1-888- 838-3836 and ask for member services.

I have been assigned duty on the first morning of my STO assignment what do I do?

Go to the office administrator and have it re-assigned. Our Collective Agreement clearly states: An Occasional Teacher shall not be assigned any yard duty or bus duty prior to the commencement of class on the first morning of an assignment or prior to commencement of the afternoon class on the first day if it is a half-day afternoon assignment. It is understood that a comparable duty may be assigned by the Principal during the day.

What do I do if Administration takes away my prep?

Timetable 

19 a) The timetable for the Occasional Teacher shall be the same as the timetable of the teacher being replaced.

  1. Notwithstanding Article 19.04 a) above,
  2. An Occasional Teacher shall not be assigned any yard duty or bus duty prior to the commencement of class on the first morning of an assignment or prior to commencement of the afternoon class on the first day if it is a half-day afternoon assignment. It is understood that a comparable duty may be assigned by the Principal
  3. An Occasional Teacher may be required to assist regular teachers to cover classes on a day when a school does not receive the appropriate allotment of Occasional Teachers to cover teacher absences
  • The Board shall post an assignment on the Halton Absentee Reporting and Replacement system in order to bring in an Occasional Teacher for the purpose of the repayment of preparation time for the regular teacher
  1. For the one day occasional teaching assignment, if the timetable of the teacher being replaced has more than one block of planning time, the principal shall have the prerogative to assign other professional assignments to the Occasional Teacher during that planning time in excess of the one block

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