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BCTF and government reach tentative deal; school could resume as early as MondaySeptember 16, 2014

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Finally there was good news for B.C. education with the signing early Tuesday morning of a tentative collective agreement between the B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and government. Although it’s yet...

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BCTF to poll members about binding arbitration and a return to workSeptember 8, 2014

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The B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) will ask members Wednesday if they’re willing to return to work if the government agrees to its proposal for binding arbitration. Education Minister Peter Fassbender...

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Teachers will resume picketing this week, says union presidentAugust 24, 2014

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An announcement Sunday that teachers will resume picketing this week is bound to disappoint those were still hoping that B.C. public schools might open on schedule Sept. 2. Jim Iker,...

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An update on summer school 2014June 26, 2014

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There have been a few recent developments in the government-teacher contract dispute, although none occurred at the bargaining table. The B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) says its members will picket summer...

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Full-scale teacher strike looms, but bargaining continuesJune 12, 2014

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The only good news for public schools Thursday was that the B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and government are still at the table and have promised to bargain throughout the weekend...

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BCTF’s Glen Hansman predicts labour deal before summerJune 1, 2014

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Glen Hansman of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) offered parents a glimmer of hope Sunday when he spoke to the BCCPAC annual general meeting. Asked if the union would bargain...

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Rotating teacher strikes set to begin next weekMay 20, 2014

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B.C. teachers will begin rotating strikes next week, resulting in a one-day shutdown for every public school in the province, their union announced Tuesday. “This decision was not taken lightly,”...

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Some school districts cancel recess during BCTF job actionApril 24, 2014

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A dozen school districts have decided there will be no recess for students during the B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) job action, which began Wednesday. But was that necessary? A BCTF...

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Teachers gather for BCTF annual general meetingMarch 16, 2014

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Hundreds of teachers are in Vancouver this week for the annual general meeting of the B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF), which began Saturday. Bargaining will be a key issue during the...

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BCTF wins strike mandate but says job action not imminentMarch 7, 2014

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Teachers voted solidly in support of strike action this week, as expected, but union president Jim Iker assured the public Thursday that no immediate disruptions in schools are planned. Contract...

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