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Gov't Ditches 10-Year Teachers' Deal

VICTORIA - The B.C. government has ditched its demand for a 10-year teachers' contract and is now offering a six-year-deal and a signing bonus if there's an agreement before the end of the school year...
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Back To Court!

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government is asking the province's highest court to temporarily suspend parts of a ruling that said the province violated teachers' bargaining rights when it axed cer...
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Major Win For B.C. Teachers

VANCOUVER - A judge has ruled that the British Columbia government was so hung up on provoking its public school teachers into strike action that it failed to negotiate in good faith, costing the prov...
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Minister Talks CUPE Deal Barrier

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's education minister says he prefers to remain optimistic and won't speculate on what the province might do if negotiations with the union representing school-support work...
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School Boards Cut From Negotiations

The head of the Vancouver School Board is concerned that the province's restructuring of contract negotiations will give the government too much power in the bargaining process. The 40,000-membe...
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27,000 B.C. Workers Vote To Strike

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 way.CUPE BC says 27,000 education assistants, cler...
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More Strife For B.C. Teachers

VANCOUVER - B.C.'s education minister denied accusations by the teachers' union that the government interfered with its bargaining process by appointing a single negotiator to serve as its lead on con...
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School's Out... For Ever?

VICTORIA - British Columbia's Liberal government and its unionized teachers are planning to spend the summer and probably longer teaching each other to count to 10.It became obvious Tuesday the govern...
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Fassbender Makes His Appeal To Teachers

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's new education minister says he's optimistic he can overcome a decades-long, toxic relationship with the province's teachers by discussing a new "road map" next week that...
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Back To The Bargaining Table With You

B.C. teachers and the province return to the bargaining table in just over a week to attempt to hammer out a new contract. The two parties took a break during the provincial election campaign, and th...
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Parents Need To Speak Up About How Kids Are Being Taught

There is absolutely no point in agreeing or disagreeing with the premier or the B.C. Teachers' Federation if we the parents don't speak up and have a voice in how our children are being taught in the 21st century. Our school has a large computer centre with its own teacher. I have NO clue what is taught there. The kids bring home printouts about "online safety," but I don't think these courses actually mention things like Facebook or Twitter.
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HOW LONG Is This Teachers' Contract?

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 achieve long-term labour peace in the process.Prem...

Will B.C. Teachers Take A 10-Year Deal?

VANCOUVER - The B.C. government's proposed path to a 10-year contract with teachers is a pre-election political document that aims to strip educators of their bargaining rights as they prepare to nego...