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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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Limited job action by B.C. teachers to begin WednesdayApril 21, 2014

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Here we go again. Teachers plan to begin a Stage 1 job action Wednesday in response to unsuccessful contract talks with government during the past year.  This limited job action...

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Dr. Charles Jago to mediate teacher contract talksMarch 28, 2012

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Ministry of Education - Press Release   VICTORIA - In line with the provisions of Bill 22 - the Education Improvement Act, government has appointed Dr. Charles Jago to mediate...

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Key Information on BCTF negotiationsMarch 5, 2012

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Ministry of Education - Press Release   The B.C. Ministry of Education is providing important background information on the current BCTF job action and Bill 22: The Education Improvement Act....

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BCTF Claims and FactsMarch 3, 2012

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Ministry of Education - Press Release   Claim: 700 fewer Special Needs teachers Fact: 2,100 additional special needs teaching assistants in B.C. classrooms.   Claim: Ninth-best paid in Canada Fact:...

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Minister’s statement on BCTF strikeMarch 1, 2012

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Ministry of Education - Press Release   VICTORIA - Education Minister George Abbott released a statement regarding the decision by the British Columbia Teachers' Federation to hold a three-day strike....

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Abbott on “fair and reasonable” Bill 22February 29, 2012

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Ministry of Education - Press Release   VICTORIA - Minister of Education George Abbott today issued the following statement:   "Yesterday I introduced Bill 22 - the Education Improvement Act,...

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Act sets K-12 improvements, cooling off and mediationFebruary 28, 2012

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Ministry of Education - Press Release   VICTORIA - Government introduced Bill 22 today, the Education Improvement Act, that suspends the teachers' strike action and sets a "cooling off" period,...

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Assistant deputy minister to report on teachers’ talksFebruary 9, 2012

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Ministry of Labour, Citizen's Services and Open Governement - Press Release   VICTORIA - Labour, Citizens' Services and Open Government Minister Margaret MacDiarmid has instructed the assistant deputy minister of...

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