Hamilton Wentworth Occasional Teachers Local

Definitions:

  • Federation means the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario.
  • Local means the Hamilton-Wentworth Occasional Teacher Local
  • Board means the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

Jurisdiction:

Hamilton-Wentworth Occasional Teacher Local is a Local of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario

The jurisdiction of the Hamilton-Wentworth Occasional Teacher Local shall be all Occasional Teachers employed by the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board in the elementary panel

Objects:

The objects of the Local shall be:

  • To represent members of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario – Hamilton-Wentworth Occasional Teacher Local
  • To regulate relations between the members of the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario –Hamilton-Wentworth Occasional Teacher Local and the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board including but not limited to securing and maintaining through collective bargaining, the best possible terms and conditions of employment
  • To advance the cause of education and the status of occasional teachers in the Local
  • To promote a high standard of professional ethics and a high standard of professional competence
  • To foster a climate of social justice and provide leadership in such areas as anti-poverty, nonviolence and equity
  • To promote and protect the interests of all members of the Local and the students in their care and to co-operate with other organizations having the same and like objectives
  • To promote the care and protection of the environment.
  • To actively engage members in the Federation.
  • To promote and protect the health and safety of members