OSSTF/FEESO - Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation

OSSTF/FEESO - Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation

April 30, 2012 12:05 ET

OSSTF/FEESO Celebrates May Day 2012

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 30, 2012) - The Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) is proud to recognize May 1 as International Workers' Day, a day which celebrates the achievements of the labour movement around the world.

"As the world continues to reel from the effects of the global economic crisis, labour continues to push back against governments and corporations who want to lay the responsibility of recovery on the backs of hard-working people," said Ken Coran, president of the OSSTF/FEESO.

"Here in Ontario public sector workers, and especially public education workers, are being strong-armed into accepting unacceptable cuts in order to contend with a deficit they did not cause," continued Coran.

"May 1 is a day for all our members, and all public sector workers, to remember to stand up, stand strong, and stand united in protecting the rights of workers in public education."

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, early childhood educators, psychologists, secretaries, speech-language pathologists, social workers, plant support personnel, university support staff, and many others in education.

Contact Information

  • Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
    Ken Coran
    416.751.8300 or 1.800.267.7867