The local can prepare resolutions for the ETFO Annual General Meeting and make recommendations to the Executive by January 31 in order to present them to the general membership. Resolutions to the Federation Annual General Meeting shall be passed at a Local general meeting to be held prior to March 1. P
lease do not hesitate to submit suggestions to the local office. Below are a couple examples of motions that passed this summer at the annual meeting.
Resolutions can affect policy, the constitution, bylaws, or could simply be action items:
K. Pedersen (Upper Grand Teacher Local)/J. Sales (Upper Grand Teacher Local) That Policy Statements, 52.0, Ontario College of Teachers, be amended by the addition of a new section to read: “1.0 That ETFO declare its opposition to any Ontario College of Teachers fee increase.”
J. Bass (Elementary Teachers of Toronto Local)/L. Gale (Elementary Teachers of Toronto Local That ETFO, through OTF, lobby the Ministry of Education to affirm, uphold and strengthen the local governance and democratic structure of district school boards and school trustees.