96.5% YES!!...we are smiling too Stephen!
45 433 members participated giving OSBCU a 96.5% Strike mandate!... AWESOME!!
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We are support staff for the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board.


OSBCU Central Strike Vote Results!

OSBCU Central Strike Vote Results! WE DID IT!!!! All across the province, education workers and Locals have come together to provide the strongest message we’ve seen in years!  A super majority in support of a strike if necessary!  I got to watch the press conference this morning on CP24 for 20 minutes and was very

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President’s Update

The latest President’s Update for September 30, 2022 has been posted. Click on the President’s Update tab at the top menu; you can access the current update and the President’s Update archive as well.

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Government Tables Contract First Offer

Today, the Government tabled their first contract offer to OSBCU, please click here to read the offer: Government of Ontario First Offer What does the Government offer mean to you?  Please click here to see a chart comparing the OSBCU proposal vs. the Government first contract offer: Government Contract Offer – What Does it Mean

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OSBCU Bargaining Update – Summary of Proposals, Tuesday August 2/2022

OSBCU has, in the interest of transparency and accountability, released today the documents that were tabled to the Government and CTA (Council of Trustees Association).  Please click the following link for all the details, including proposed wage increases of $3.25 in each year of the collective agreement: OSBCU Bargaining Update August 2, 2022

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Upcoming Events
8:00 am Bi-Election
Oct 20 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
There will be a bi-election on October 20, 2022 for the following positions: Chief Steward One (1) Shop Steward Two (2) Bylaw Committee Members-at-Large