Proposed Teacher Bargaining Legislation Passes Second Reading, Referred to Committee

On September 5, 2012, Bill 115, Putting Students First Act, 2012, carried at Second Reading and was ordered referred to the Standing Committee on Social Policy. For background information on the Putting Students First Act, please see our FTR Now of August 20, 2012, “Ontario to Introduce Sweeping Legislation Concerning School Board Bargaining.”  

Putting Students First Act to be Introduced August 27, Legislature Recalled

The Ontario government announced that the Legislature has been recalled for August 27, 2012 to permit the introduction of the government’s Putting Students First Act Bill. As previously reported, the government first released a draft of the Putting Students First Act on August 16, 2012, legislation that would, if passed, impose a two-year freeze on…