Why teacher seniority in hiring is now a key factor in Ontario strikes - 2020-02-10

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F182.png Why teacher seniority in hiring is now a key factor in Ontario strikes February 10, 2020, Mike Crawley, CBC News

A rule that emphasizes seniority in hiring of teachers is a growing point of contention in talks between the Doug Ford government and all four Ontario teachers unions.

The standoff over the teacher hiring rule is one of the reasons why bargaining is at a standstill, and why the province faces another week with school cancellations due to strikes:

All 945,000 public elementary students stand to lose two school days this week. There's a provincewide strike Tuesday by the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO), plus another strike day in each school board.

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