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Update — 2015–2016 Update is the official newsletter of OSSTF/FEESO. It is published at least once a month during the regular school year and mailed to all members at their work sites.

Its award winning articles cover a variety of subjects that deal with members’ working lives, the education community and social issues.

Editorials, provincial and local news stories, analysis of education, social and political issues, political cartoons and articles on a variety of subjects are all found within its pages. It is also a great place to list a classified ad that reaches almost 60,000 readers.

  • Editions

    Vol. 43 No. 8

    Charter ruling a major victory for collective bargaining; Décision au titre de la Charte – Une grande victoire pour la négociation collective; Trinational Coalition issues strong condemnation; Time for Wynne to hit the reset button; New recognition of professional undergraduate degrees for certification placement; New PD writing team needed; Judicial Council Vacancies; Poste au Conseil judiciaire; Nouvelle équipe de rédaction de PP recherchée; Our Union, Our Voices; Notre syndicat, Nos voix.

    Vol. 43 No. 7

    Favourable decision on Bill 115 Charter challenge; A once in a lifetime chance to make it fair; Bargaining—Still not Finished; Political fundraising changes coming to Ontario; OSSTF/FEESO fights closure of deaf schools; Funding to Indigenous communities—It’s a start, but...; OFL Secretary-Treasurer taking action; Judicial Council Findings; Conclusions du Conseil judiciaire; Collective Bargaining Committee; April 5 protest at the Rainy River DSB office; New recognition of professional undergraduate degrees for certification placement.

    Vol. 43 No. 6

    AMPA delegates vote to strengthen Member Protection Account; Les délégués à la RAAP votent pour renforcer le compte de protection des membres; Important changes to the provincial website; Bienvenue à des nouveaux membres; Welcome new members; Tuition break for lower-income students a start; Teaching supplies tax credit—The bigger issue; Bill 132; Shaping the Future; Provincial schools for the Deaf under Fire; Provincial award winners; Honduran human rights activist assassinated

    Vol. 43 No. 5

    Bill 115 court challenge continues…; La contestation judiciaire de la Loi 115 se poursuit...; Student achievement awards; Syrian Refugee Campaign; Annual Action Plan 2016–2017; Plan d’action annuel 2016–2017; 2015 audit at a glance; Coup d’oeil Vérification de 2015; Ontario urged to abandon austerity in 2016 budget; Professionalism = Autonomy; Int'l Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination; International Women’s Day.

    Vol. 43 No. 4

    Truth and reconciliation for Canada’s indigenous peoples ; Central deals are ratified, but many issues still under discussion ; Les ententes centrales sont ratifiées, mais plusieurs questions font encore l’objet de discussion; PPM 8: What it all means; Electoral reform reality check; Le Mois de l’histoire des Noirs; Black History Month; Trudeau Liberals to repeal anti-union bills; Podcasts—A new medium for a new digital world; MSRB vacancy; OSSTF/FEESO welcomes new Bargaining Unit; Queen's Park notes.

    Vol. 43 No. 3

    Central Support Staff deal reached; Entente centrale conclue pour le personnel de soutien; Local level negotiations; Queen's Park notes; Member elected OFL Secretary-Treasurer; OFL Action Plan 2015; A wolf in sheep’s clothing?; Offering support to Syrian refugees; CPAC regional meetings; Plus de 400 ans, ça se fête!; AMPA NEWS Looking for news team; The PROs of updating your CONs; Health & Safety Conference; Keeping hydro public.

    Vol. 43 No. 2

    Support staff still waiting for a deal; Le personnel de soutien : toujours en attente; Queen's Park notes; Federal Liberals win majority government; Post... Discuss...Act; Afficher... Discuter... Agir; The politics of fear; Social media awareness for members; En grève pour défendre haut et fort l’éducation !; On strike to defend the education system loud and clear!; Algoma University support staff get a deal; Requesting quality PD from your union!; Prix du mérite du CSLF 2015–2016 ; The Things That Matter— ESO conference 2015; Member awards; OTIP Teaching Awards; Irwin Talesnick Award; Member runs for OFL Secretary- Treasurer.

    Vol. 43 No. 1

    Central agreement ratified for teachers, support staff bargaining continues; Entente centrale ratifiée pour le personnel enseignant; poursuite des négociations pour le personnel de soutien; Brock support staff gets a deal; Queen's Park notes; Why the federal election matters to all of us; The long road ahead; Employee recognition; Dec. 6 posters; Leadership 2015; Education Forum is expanding online; Taking back the night; OSSTF/FEESO supports lifelong learning; Labour Day celebrations; Federation Family Education Fund 2015–2016 recipients; OTF Fellowship recipients