ETFO strikes: All UGDSB elementary schools to close Feb. 4 & 6 – Secondary schools to remain open
January 27, 2020
The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has announced that its elementary teachers and occasional teachers will take part in additional one-day strikes in various locations across Ontario the week of Feb. 3-7, 2020. The Upper Grand District School Board will be impacted by these one-day strikes on Tuesday Feb. 4 and Thursday Feb. 6, 2020.
If these strikes proceed, all UGDSB elementary schools will be closed to students on Feb. 4 and Feb. 6, 2020. UGDSB secondary schools will remain open to students and will operate as normal. Transportation for elementary students will be cancelled. Transportation for secondary students will run as normal.
Parents/guardians of elementary students are strongly encouraged to begin making alternate arrangements for your children prior to these one-day strikes.
Community Use of Schools and third-party operated child care centres will remain open during this labour action. Some Before and/or After School Programs may be operating and each operator will communicate directly with families.
For further information please:
- Visit our Labour website for updates
- Follow the UGDSB on Twitter for updates
- For additional details from ETFO, please visit https://etfocb.ca/phase-5-strike-protocol/
We will continue to provide updates as information becomes available.