May 1, 2020: BCPSEA is pleased to advise that the province’s public boards of education have ratified the Provincial Collective Agreement (PCA) reached with the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) on March 26.
The BC Teachers’ Federation has also announced this morning that their members have ratified the PCA.
We appreciate the support of boards of education and senior staff throughout this round of bargaining.
News Release including statements from BCPSEA Board Chair, Alan Chell
Unionized Support Staff
BCPSEA and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) K-12 Presidents' Council, along with representatives of the K-12 public education sector's other support staff unions, achieved a Provincial Framework Agreement (PFA) in 2018. The PFA paved the way for local school districts and local support staff unions to commence and conclude local bargaining. It should be noted that inclusion of the PFA in the collective agreement is voluntary on the part of the local school district and their local union. Local school district-local support staff union collective bargaining is now concluded for the term July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2022... Learn More