@issue No. 2019-02 G.6 Leave/Employers' Health Tax and New EI Parental Leave-Sharing Benefit

March 20, 2019 More

@issue No. 2019-01 Economic Stability Dividend: May 1, 2019

March 04, 2019 More

Legislative Update: No. 2018-05 Changes to the Employment Standards Act: Maternity and Parental Leave

December 18, 2018 More

@issue No. 2018-06 Economic Stability Dividend 2019

November 09, 2018 More

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BCPSEA, representing the province's 60 public boards of education, and the BC Teachers' Federation, representing BC's public school teachers, commenced collective bargaining for a renewed Provincial Collective Agreement (PCA) on February 19, 2019. The current PCA expires on June 30, 2019. MORE...

Unionized Support Staff

BCPSEA and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) K-12 Presidents' Council, along with representatives of the K-12 public education sector's other support staff unions, achieved a Provincial Framework Agreement (PFA) in 2018, which paves the way for local school districts and local support staff unions to engage in bargaining to finalize the local collective agreement (current agreements expire June 30, 2019). Inclusion of the PFA in the local collective agreement is voluntary on the part of the local school district and the local union and, if included and ratified as part of the local agreement, will be in effect from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022. MORE...