Bc Teachers Strike

B.C. Teachers, Government Negotiations Stalled

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The B.C. government and the province's unionized teachers are facing a stalemate in their contract talks, one day after limited job action...

B.C. Teachers Issue Strike Notice

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Job action by British Columbia's 41,000 teachers will begin next Wednesday, but the union's president says schools will remain open.Jim Ik...

I'll Tell You Why B.C. Teachers Are Willing To Strike

Susan Lambert | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Susan Lambert

The climate of confrontation and conflict imposes a dreadful toll on teachers. Some say why don't we just give in? Why not simply teach under whatever conditions the government constructs in public schools, collect our pay checks and go home?

B.C. Education Minister Trying To Rewrite History Of Teachers' Contract

Melanie Joy | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Melanie Joy

I appreciate current B.C. Education Minister Peter Fassbender was not involved in 2012, but his recent assertions that government was fully committed to, and even responsible for, the success of the contract negotiations are inconsistent with my experience.

B.C. Teachers Vote In Favour Of Strike

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Now that contract negotiations with British Columbia teachers have reached the next phase with an 89 per strike mandate, the education mini...

Are B.C. Teachers Preparing To Strike?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The long-standing animosities between British Columbia's unionized teachers and the Liberal government have surfaced again with the release...

Teachers Strike Vote Begins

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Teachers across British Columbia have begun taking a strike vote in hopes the move will pressure the government to offer what their union ...

B.C. Teachers' Court Win ON HOLD

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A potentially costly court ruling that found the British Columbia government violated the rights of its teachers and ordered hundreds of c...

Teachers' Strike Vote Called

The Canadian Press | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's teachers' union will take a strike vote next month, saying they have no choice because the government continues to igno...

B.C. Wants Class Size Ruling Stayed

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government is painting a dire picture of what would happen if a court ruling that reversed decade-old changes to teac...

Court Docs Taken Out Of Context: Clark

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Court transcripts that have fuelled claims the British Columbia government attempted to provoke a teachers strike during heated contract n...

Liberals Provoked B.C. Teacher Strike?

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's Opposition New Democrats revealed the contents of court transcripts Wednesday that they said confirm what a judge has al...

Teachers' Ruling To Be Appealed

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's Liberal government plans to appeal a court decision that concluded the province violated the bargaining rights of teache...

Okanagan School Workers Threaten Strike

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PENTICTON, B.C. - The potential for job action by support staff in three Okanagan school districts has been headed off, according to union officials.C...

B.C. Teachers Back In Court

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The latest court battle waged against the British Columbia government by the teachers' union could ding taxpayers for $6 billion to start,...

Minister Talks CUPE Deal Barrier

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's education minister says he prefers to remain optimistic and won't speculate on what the province might do if negotiatio...

K-12 Workers Prod B.C. Govt. With Ads

CBC | Posted 10.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C.'s public school teachers say they will launch a radio and television advertising campaign tomorrow in the hopes of getting stalled contract ...

Public School Strike Coming?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Contract talks have broken off between the British Columbia government and thousands of public school support workers, the union announced...

School Boards Cut From Negotiations

CBC | Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The head of the Vancouver School Board is concerned that the province's restructuring of contract negotiations will give the government too much ...

B.C. Teachers Strike Coming?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - B.C.'s education minister is proposing to give teachers back the right to strike with legislative amendments planned for the next time the...

27,000 B.C. Workers Vote To Strike

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

BURNABY, B.C. - Barely 12 months after a tense year-long labour dispute with teachers ended in B.C.'s public schools, more job action could be on the ...

HOW LONG Is This Teachers' Contract?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The B.C. government will outline a strategy today of how it will move toward a 10-year contract with the province's teachers and possibly ...

Tentative Deal In BC Teachers’ Dispute

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - The B.C. Teachers’ Federation and the provincial government have reached a tentative agreement covering about 39,000 teachers.In a state...

Will B.C. Teachers Stage Illegal Strike?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2012 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Delegates representing British Columbia's 41,000 teachers will decide Tuesday on how aggressively they will resist new education legislati...

What's Next For B.C. Teachers?

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.11.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The union representing British Columbia's 41,000 teachers is remaining mum on how it will react to a recently enacted law that has forced ...