OSSTF/FEESO - Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation

OSSTF/FEESO - Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation

August 18, 2008 10:20 ET

Media Advisory: Bargaining Top Priority for OSSTF

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 18, 2008) -

Attention: Assignment editor and education reporters

Ken Coran, president of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation, will address over 300 leaders of the union in Toronto on Thursday, August 21. In his address, Coran will outline the federation's priorities for the coming school year and address the state of bargaining for 120 of OSSTF/FEESO's 135 bargaining units.

Date: Thursday, August 21, 2008

Time: 10:00 am

Place: Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel
Grand York A Ballroom
600 Highway 7 East (Hwy 7 & Leslie)

The address is open to the media and president Ken Coran will provide media availability immediately at the conclusion of his address.

Media sound feeds for both radio and television will be available.

Summer Leadership Highlights:

Thursday, August 21
1000 President Ken Coran addresses the delegates.
1315 Julian Falconer, author of the Falconer Report, addresses the

Friday, August 22
1300 Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Minister of Education addresses
the delegates followed by a question and answer period.

OSSTF/FEESO, founded in 1919, has 60,000 members across Ontario. They include public high school teachers, occasional teachers, educational assistants, continuing education teachers and instructors, psychologists, secretaries, speech-language pathologists, social workers, plant support personnel, attendance counsellors, and many others working in education and universities.

Contact Information

  • Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF)
    Lori Foote
    Director of Communications
    (416) 751-8300 or 1-800-267-7867 (OSSTF office)
    Cell: (647) 393-9149