Today, the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that escalated job action, in the form of Phase 5 Work-to-Rule, will begin in school boards across the province next Monday (February 3).

During Phase 5 Job Action, ETFO members will not participate in extracurricular activities at any time. ETFO also announced that if a central agreement is not reached by Friday (January 31), it will continue its rotating, one-day, full withdrawal of services at select school boards and it will hold a province-wide, one-day, full withdrawal of services on Thursday (February 6).

For Grand Erie elementary students and families, this means schools will be closed to students on Monday (February 3) as well as Thursday (February 6) due to ETFO job action.

ETFO members in Grand Erie include all elementary teachers, occasional elementary teachers, and all designated early childhood educators.

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