OPSBA ratifies agreement reached with ETFO Education Workers


Toronto, October 23, 2023 – The Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) is pleased to announce that it has ratified the tentative agreement that was reached with ETFO Education Workers on September 22, 2023.

“This agreement acknowledges the significance of education workers in our schools and values the daily contributions they make to enhance students’ educational experience,” said OPSBA President Cathy Abraham.

ETFO Education Workers are represented in 12 of OPSBA’s 31 member boards and one school authority. These include:

  • Algoma DSB
  • Durham DSB
  • Grand Erie DSB
  • Halton DSB
  • Hamilton-Wentworth DSB
  • Keewatin-Patricia DSB
  • Rainbow DSB
  • Rainy River DSB
  • Renfrew County DSB
  • Simcoe County DSB
  • Trillium Lakelands DSB
  • Waterloo Region DSB
  • PSSB of Penetanguishene

The Association continues to actively participate in the bargaining process with OSSTF Teachers and Education Workers, ETFO Teachers, and the Education Workers’ Alliance of Ontario.


For more information, please contact:

Shane Gonsalves
Managing Director, Government and Public Affairs

T.J. Goertz
Senior Communications and Policy Officer