Human Resources Legislative Update
Hiring Practices Regulation under Education Act Amended
Date: January 5, 2016
On December 3, 2015, O. Reg 376/15, amending O. Reg. 274/12 (Hiring Practices) made under the Education Act, was filed. The amendments, which are technical in nature, relate to the hiring practices for long-term occasional (“LTO”) teachers represented by the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (“OECTA”).
Among other things, the amendments specify timing requirements for the application and interview process for LTO teachers, and the requirements for assignments or appointments to long-term assignments or permanent positions.