Victor Disyak, accepting the Bob Smith Award
Victor Disyak is this year’s winner of the Bob Smith Award. Before his retirement, Victor served as Bateman Branch President, Vice-Chair of Council, TBU Assembly Delegate, AMPA Delegate, Hiring and Rights and Equity Committee member and as Chair of Finance. His support of unionism runs deep and has served the membership well.
Founded in 1919, OSSTF/FEESO represents public high school teachers, occasional teachers, educational assistants, continuing education teachers and instructors, psychologists, secretaries, speech-language pathologists, social workers, plant support personnel, attendance counsellors and many other educational workers.
OSSTF/FEESO bargaining units represent both English and French members in elementary and secondary school workplaces, private schools, consortia offering support services to school boards and universities.
DUTIES OF MEMBERS TO OTHER MEMBERS
A member shall:
- avoid interfering in an unwarranted manner between other members and pupils;
- on making an adverse report on another member, furnish that member with a written statement of the report at the earliest possible time and not later than three days after making the report;
- prior to registering a complaint of harassment or bullying against another member, inform the member, either personally or through a representative, that the actions are unwelcome and must cease;
- Any member making an adverse report on another member shall include in the written statement the relevant date, details and alleged incidents that were related in the adverse report to the member and address and deliver the written statement to the member. (A.96)