'Send it to a vote': Provincial teachers' union issues challenge to Ontario Premier Doug Ford

"I challenge (Ford) to bring forward his class size increases, bring forward his mandatory e-learning. Send it to a vote and have my members vote on it and we’ll see whether or not I’m accurately representing the wishes of my members."

Amidst tense contract negotiations, one provincial teachers’ union is issuing a challenge to Ontario Premier Doug Ford – asking the government to present its contract offer directly to educators and allow teachers to decide for themselves.

Harvey Bischof, president of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) tells CTV News Toronto the government has the ability, under the school boards collective bargaining act, to bypass union leadership and appeal directly to teachers.

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Written by Colin D'Mello
CTV News
January 10, 2020
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