ETFO vote results expected today after 9 a.m.

Ontario's elementary school teachers will know Friday morning whether they have a new collective agreement.

Ontario elementary teachers have until midnight to ratify collective agreement

Ontario's elementary school teachers will know this morning whether they have ratified a new collective agreement. 

Members of the Elementary Teachers Association of Ontario have until midnight tonight to vote on the deal that took more than a year to reach with the provincial government. 

Members will find out the results by 8 a.m., ETFO president Sam Hammond tweeted Thursday night. The results will be released to the public at 9 a.m.

The details of the tentative agreement reached Nov. 2 between the ETFO and the province have not yet been released. The proposed deal came after teachers and support staff had been without a contract since August of last year.

The teachers' union had been ramping up a work-to-rule campaign, which recently included not participating in extra-curricular activities and refusing to fill in report cards. 

Premier Kathleen Wynne had threatened to dock the pay of employees who did not complete all their work, but an agreement was reached before that happened.


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