February 18, 2018

BCTF, BCPSEA vote to ratify framework agreement for bargaining

BC Teachers Federation representatives and the BC Public School Employers Association have ratified a framework deal which sets up contract talks. BCTF President Susan Lambert says the framework deal includes a facilitator to aid negotiations, as well as a timeline. "It will mean a positive start to bargaining which we are obliged to enter into … [Read more...]

Updated: Gov’t framework for 10 year deal with teachers

CKNW has obtained the full 24 page document outlining the BC Governments framework to reach a ten year deal with teachers. It is called Working Together for Students and introduces four key elements to secure a decade of labour peace with the teachers union. The Province wants to index teachers salaries to an average of other major public sector … [Read more...]