Teachers across BC are voting in a strategic strike vote June 7th and 8th. In advance of this vote the BCTF submited a counter proposal to the BCPSEA (the employer) on June 5th. For the BCPSEA response click here.
Perhaps the most significant turn of events is that the BCTF have lodged a formal complaint against BCPSEA for bargaining in bad faith at the Labour Relations Board. Download LRB submission.
CBC news story dated June 7th, 2006. Download file
Mediator Irene Holden released an interim report on bargaining June 2, 2006. In Holden’s view, “both sides are committed to reaching a settlement and are working towards such a result.”
Holden’s Report: Download file
Vince Ready has provided his first series of decisions on the Teacher Salary Harmonization question.
Vince Ready’s June 1, 2006 report: Download file
BCPSEA briefing notes: Download file
Related documents can be downloaded from the BCPSEA web site