The deal comes since most teachers are trying to teach from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The provincial government says about 300,000 public sector employees are now covered by preliminary or ratified agreements. #BCed Teachers voted in favour of ratifying the new collective agreement. After 3 days and nights of online voting, we can announce that the new collective agreement has been adopted with 98% yes.
31,838 BCTF members voted in favour
751 voted against#bcpoli Thr pic.twitter.com/pRVPSHP0gS The bargaining mandate for sustainable services applies, according to the government website, to all public sector employers with unionized employees whose collective agreements are concluded on December 31, 2018. It calls for a three-year term, with general wage increases of 2% per year, as well as the possibility of negotiating conditional and modest means that can be used to promote “tangible improvements in services”. After several days of marathon negotiations this week, a provisional agreement was reached between the BCTF and the #bced employer BCPSEA. Our board recommends the agreement to the members. An email with more information is now on its way for members.
B.C teachers have agreed on a new three-year collective agreement with the Land Government. The contract applies to teachers working in 60 B.C school districts. Over the next year of bargaining, the BCTF said it was focusing on better salaries to improve the province`s ability to attract teachers to fill a gap. Of the 45,000 certified teachers in B.C, 31,838 voted. The B.C government and teachers have ratified a new three-year collective agreement that provides for an annual increase of 2%. The agreement, the #33 School District Board of Directors (SD #33) and the BC Public School Employers Association (BCPSEA) entered into the following agreements with the Chilliwack Teachers` Association (CTA) and the British Columbia Teachers` Federation (BCTF): after the votes were put in place, the new collective agreement was approved by teachers by a 98 per cent majority. The B.C. Teachers` Federation says the agreement has been ratified, with 98 percent of its members voting in favour. In a press release, the BC government said members of the BC Public School Employers` Association (BCPSEA) and the BC Teachers` Federation (BCTF) had ratified an agreement as part of the government`s negotiating mandate for sustainable services.
The agreement was reached with a mediator after more than a year of negotiations between the association and B.C. Public School Employers Association, which represents the province. VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – B.C. Teachers have ratified a new three-year collective agreement with the province. A preliminary agreement has been reached with the 45,000 teachers in British Columbia`s public schools. After three days and nights of online voting, 98 percent of public school teachers agreed to the new contract, according to the B.C. Teachers Federation. The agreement includes more than 45,000 teachers represented by the BCTF who provide education to students in the province`s 60 school districts.
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