Teacher Collective Bargaining

Collective bargaining between the BCTF and BCPSEA

The Provincial Collective Agreement reached between the BCTF and BCPSEA ON JUNE 30, 2006 HAS NOW BEEN RATIFIED by both parties. Read Article 114K pdf

Provincial Collective Agreement 2 - expired June 30, 2006.

News Releases

Backgrounders

2006

Sept. 8

Provincial Collective Agreement Ratified 114K pdf

June 5

BCTF Application to LRB 131K pdf

May 23

Summary: K-12 Public Education Support Staff Framework Agreement 2006-2010 (the "Framework Agreement") 190K pdf

May 19

Is There a Teacher Shortage? 220K pdf

Jan. 30

Industrial Inquiry Commission (Vince Ready) Interim Report 132K pdf

For the Record

2006

June 25

No. 2006-12
Victoria Times-Colonist, June 25, 2006, Page D7

June 22

No. 2006-11
BCTF Bargaining Bulletin #24, Volume 8, June 22, 2006

June 7

No. 2006-10
BCTF Bargaining Bulletin #17, Volume 8, June 7, 2006

June 7

No. 2006-09
BCTF Bargaining Bulletin #16, Volume 8, June 6, 2006

June 7

No. 2006-08
BCTF President Jinny Sims joins Mike Chisholm to discuss BCTF strike vote – BCTV Morning News, 8:30 am, June 7, 2006

June 7

No. 2006-07
BCTF President Jinny Sims joins Jon McComb CKNW, The World Today, 3:36 pm, June 6, 2006

May 31

No. 2006-05
BCTF School Staff Alert #79, May 31, 2006

May 29

No. 2006-04
BCTF questions job openings for teachers in B.C. CKNW 10:01 am – May 26-06

May 16

No. 2006-03
BCPSEA Response to BCTF Bargaining Bulletins No. 5, May 15, 2006 and No. 6, May 16, 2006

May 8

No. 2006-02
BCPSEA Response to Media Report: Broadcast News, 6:49 am, May 8, 2006

Feb. 23

No. 2006-01
BCPSEA Responses to BCTF and Local Teachers' Association Statements: BC Teachers' Federation News Release

Teacher Collective Agreement Administration Bulletins

2006

May 23

No.246
Bill 33 - Education (Learning Enhancement) Statutes Amendment Act
Consent and Consultation: Discussions and Records
Union Representation

May 9

No. 45
Bill 33 - Labour Relations Implications
Arbitrability
Right to Representation

April 28

No. 44
Vince Ready Award - Teachers on Call (TOCs)

April 6

No. 43
Vince Ready Award - Teachers on Call
Amended Article B.2 Teachers on Call Pay & Benefits
New Article C.2 Teachers on Call Seniority
Managing the Demand
Leaves at the cost of a TOC

Feb. 24

No. 42
TOC Shortages - Interim Suggestions

Teacher Collective Bargaining Bulletins

2006

July 24

No.2006-5
Proposed Provincial Collective Agreement Between the BC Public School Employers’ Association and the BC Teachers’ Federation
Frequently Asked Questions

July 4

No. 2006-4
Proposed Provincial Collective Agreement Between the BC Public School Employers’ Association and the BC Teachers’ Federation
Terms of Settlement: Provincial Collective Agreement with the BCTF
Terms of Settlement: Provincial Collective Agreement with the BCTF
Executive Summary
Detailed list of agreed terms

June 15

No. 2006-3
Labour Relations Board Dismisses BCTF Application

March 14

Please see Bulletin No. 2 on the members only website

March 2

Please see Bulletin No. 1 on the members only website

Media Reports

2006

Global BC, Morning News – 7:34 AM June 29, 2006

Transcript
Negotiations with BCTF – Keith Baldrey joins Lynn Colliar

CKNW 7:10 AM June 28, 2006

Transcript
Vaughn Palmer joins Jon McComb to discuss BCTF contract negotiations

The Angle, Global BC, 9:40 AM June 11, 2006

Excerpt
Keith Baldrey joins Samantha Falk to discuss B.C. politics
BC Teachers' Federation

Victoria Times-Colonist, June 10, 2006 - Editorial

Teachers should settle now

The Vancouver Sun, June 10, 2006 - Editorial

Despite negotiating rhetoric, a deal with teachers is still possible

Vancouver Province, June 4, 2006, Page A-10

Teachers won't say no to cash

Bill Good Show, CKNW, June 2, 2006, 8:35 am

Transcript
Excerpt with Vaughn Palmer and Keith Baldrey
Vaughn Palmer and Keith Baldrey join Bill Good for Cutting Edge of the Leg

BN, CKNL, CHNL - May 30, 2006

BCPSEA says teachers need to be more realistic in wage demands

Philip Till, CKNW, 7:10 AM, May 23, 2006

Transcript
Vaughn Palmer joins Philip Till to discuss BCTF negotiations

Victoria Times-Colonist Editorial, May 20, 2006, Page A10

Editorial
Teachers' union reaching too far

Vancouver Sun, May 19, 2006, Page A1

Teachers' union seeks strike vote: Ballots on June 7-8 could lead to job action disrupting the September opening of schools

Victoria Times-Colonist, May 19, 2006, Page A3

Teachers gear up strike vote: Union leader says employers' offer is an insult but remains confident of deal by June 3

Global TV 6:00 Newscast, May 19, 2006, 6:00 pm

Transcript
BCTF – insulted by employers’ offer, recommends strike vote to members

CKNW Radio, 12:00 News, May 19, 2006

Transcript
BCPSEA downplays union’s warnings about Alberta bound teachers

Bill Good Show, CKNW, May 19, 2006, 9:05 am

Transcript
Excerpt with Vaughn Palmer and Keith Baldrey
Vaughn Palmer and Keith Baldrey join Bill Good for Cutting Edge of the Leg

Editorial, Jim Harrison, CHNL Radio, May 18, 2006, 7:30 am

Transcript
The BCTF has no concept of what is in the bounds of reason when it comes to wage increases

Prince George Citizen,May 18, 2006, Page 4

Excerpt: Bennett's success a model for Campbell

Prince George Citizen, May 16, 2006, Page 1

Teachers ponder offer