From time to time, members find themselves having to deal with the police. These policy guidelines (PDF | Word) outline circumstances where legal support may be given to members who are dealing with issues concerning criminal and civil cases.
To qualify for support of Long Term Disability and Workplace Safety and Insurance Board cases, ETFO has established criteria:
The criteria set out the conditions and procedures which ETFO will adhere to when contemplating support.
ETFO has established conditions for which it provides members with legal support when they are being investigated by the Ontario College of Teachers or the College of Early Childhood Educators. The criteria listed in this document (PDF | Word) set out those conditions.