Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
DISTRICT 25 Ottawa-Carleton

A.R.M.

Thinking of retiring soon?

Active Retired Membership (ARM) in OSSTF offers retired members of OSSTF an opportunity for continuing involvement with the educational community at both the local and provincial level. Local chapters of ARM have been or are being organized to provide members with opportunities to gather for social events and/or political action activities. The experience, skills and abilities of retired members are valuable resources that should be utilized to further goals in areas such as political action, legislative lobbying, crisis assistance, research, communications and public relations.

Why join OSSTF as an Active Retired Member?

- Newsletters to keep members informed about relevant pension, legal and financial matters

- Provincial mailings such as OSSTF Education Forum, Update and the Pocket Planner

- Access to Edvantage Discount Program

- Access to ARM Health Benefit Plan

For full ARM Health Benefit Plan details, click on the link below or call OTIP/RAEO (1-800-267-6847).

Retirement information; pension information; involvement with retired colleagues in local social and other community activities;

Discounts arranged from a variety of local businesses;

Low $50 annual membership fee - waived for the first year of membership;

For an application to become an Active Retired Member contact OSSTF District 25.

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In 1996, OSSTF/FEESO established a new type of membership specifically for Active Retired Members (ARM). This allows retired members of OSSTF/FEESO who wish to remain actively involved with their colleagues politically or socially to rejoin OSSTF/FEESO.

Active retirement offers an opportunity for continuing involvement with the educational community at both the local and provincial levels.

Local chapters of ARM have been or are being organized to provide members with opportunities to gather for social events and/or political action activities.

The experience, skills and abilities of retired members are valuable resources that should be utilized to further goals in areas such as political action, legislative lobbying, crisis assistance, research, communications, and public relations.