Notice of General Meeting of the ETFO DOTL



Thursday, February 16, 2017

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Oshawa Shrine Club, 1626 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, ON L1G 4X9

Dinner to follow the meeting: – details to follow

Dependent Care Reimbursement Forms will be available.

The Holidays are over and it is time for our winter General Meeting. Last year we started a new tradition of setting aside time to honour some of our members who are retiring.  We will continue to do so this year.  Please join us in congratulating our colleagues.  Come out and learn more about what the Local can do to support you in your chosen career.


  • To receive general and financial reports
  • To discuss new business and concerns of the membership
  • To receive a collective bargaining update
  • To consider any constitutional amendments presented by the membership and/or the executive
  • To honour career Occasional Teachers who are retiring from our Local
  • To consider any ETFO AGM Resolutions presented by the membership and/or executive


Constitutional Amendments:

The  Constitution is available on our website at The link is available in the secure side of the website under the Member Information tab. If you do not yet have access, please email The Constitutional Amendments Form is also available in the secure side of our website in the ‘Forms’ section.

 As per the Constitution, any amendments must be received by the President no later than (noon) twenty (20) days prior to the meeting on the designated form. (January 27, 2017) Any amendments will be published to the membership via email no later than fourteen (14) days prior to the meeting. (February 2, 2017)

 If you have any questions as to how to word amendments, please call 905-404-0411 or 1-888-665-6611.

 Resolutions to the ETFO AGM:

The ETFO Annual Meeting will be held in Toronto August 14 – 17, 2017.  At this meeting, Locals may submit resolutions to change the Bylaws or Constitution of the ETFO. To do so, the resolution must first be voted upon at the Local’s General Meeting (ours to be held Feb. 16). If you wish to submit a resolution for consideration, please send it no later than January 27, 2017 so it can be published to the membership by email prior to the meeting.

 Although not yet available, the form and directions on wording resolutions will be found here:

The Local will vote on delegates to attend the ETFO AM at our Local AGM to be held in May. Further details about this process will be sent out closer to the date.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!