BCPSEA and the BCTF met with Mediator David Schaub on December 10 and 11 and engaged in discussion focused on identifying topics that the parties would discuss in the new year.
Mediator David Schaub left the parties with some concepts to consider. The mediator will contact the parties in the new year to determine availability to meet.
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