Teachers are evaluated and receive a declaration of evaluation, which is then accepted by their board of directors for placement in salary categories. Salaries paid to teachers are a matter negotiated between teachers` tariff units and their boards of directors. The application forms are available on the QECO website 01/04/2017 TSU-OECTA ANNUAL STAFF REPS IN- SERVICE 10/09 6 TSU-OECTA ANNUAL STAFF REPS IN- SERVICE 10/09 Contractual rights This agreement frames the relationship agreed between the employer and the workers. This is the responsibility of both management and staff. 01/04/2017 TSU-OECTA ANNUAL STAFF REPS IN- SERVICE 10/09 The main tasks of the local bargaining unit are to represent its members in local collective bargaining with their employer school board, to deal with members` complaints and to promote the health and safety of the work environment. 10 What do teachers` unions do? Representation of teachers who feel that the contract has not been fairly respected and negotiation of a fair agreement with the school authority Provision of teachers to lobby the provincial government on behalf of teachers and the school committee to ensure that resources and resources are properly allocated Monitor health and safety issues in schools Work with the board of directors for the creation of safe schools and other relevant protocols together Offer a collective professional voice for educational problems 04.01.2017 TSU-OECTA ANNUAL STAFF REPS IN- SERVICE 10/09 The TSU is one of the largest secondary units in the OECD and collaborates in many ways with its sister unit Toronto Elementary. The TSU has existed as a separate entity since 1965 and has negotiated since 1989 a separate collective agreement specifically tailored to the needs of secondary schools. .