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Committees and Work Groups

There are a number of committees and work groups made up of members that assist our Federation in its work on reducing barriers to member participation and fostering equity and inclusion within OSSTF/FEESO.

Black Persons and Persons of Colour Advisory Work Group

This work group consists of members who self-identify as Black or racialized and advises our Federation on any matters related to inclusion and equity for Black and racialized members within our Federation and any other matters referred to it by the Provincial Executive.

Comité des services en langue française
This committee advises our Federation on matters relating to the special needs of Francophone members and members who speak French as part of their role within OSSTF/FEESO and to French education.

Equity Advisory Work Group

This work group consists of members representing the diversity of OSSTF/FEESO’s membership and advises our Federation on any matters related to inclusion and equity within our Federation and any other matters referred to it by the Provincial Executive.

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Advisory Work Group

This work group consists of members who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit and advises our Federation on any matters affecting First Nations, Métis and Inuit members and education policy, and any other matters referred to the group by the Provincial Executive.

Human Rights Committee

This committee advises our Federation on human rights matters within our union and assist in upholding the objectives of our Federation to ensure equity and inclusiveness in the workplace, and is a forum to advise on human rights issues relevant to members.

Status of Women Committee

This committee monitors the professional status of women members of our Federation and advises our leadership on the need for appropriate action with respect to any developing trends, and provides a forum for the discussion of issues relevant to women in OSSTF/FEESO.