Information and Insight:
Public Education Human Resources

Bargaining Structure - An Area Well-Studied

Commissions and Inquiries

Korbin Report - Commission of Inquiry into the Public Service and Public Sector (Judi Korbin, June 1993)



Resource/Discussion Papers: Teachers

Teacher-Public School Employer Collective Bargaining in BC : Historical Perspectives (2006)

Teacher Collective Bargaining The First Round of Provincial Bargaining: The BC Experience (2001)

Seeking a Resolution...Reflecting on the State of Teacher Collective Bargaining (January 2002)

Lessons to Learn and a Course to Chart: Bargaining Structures, Relationships, and Experiences (Part 1 of 3, June 2012)

Well, Now That You Asked: Teacher-Public School Employer Bargaining Structure Discussion Resource (Part 2 of 3, October 2012)

Making Reasoned Choices: Teacher-Public School Employer Bargaining Structure Options and Alternatives Discussion Resource (Part 3 of 3, December 2012)

Teacher-Public School Employer Collective Bargaining 2013: Getting to the Table (February 2013)

Teacher-Public School Employer Collective Bargaining 2013: A New Approach in Challenging Times (February 2013)

The Pursuit of a Long-term Agreement: Teacher Bargaining Framework 2013 (July 2013)

Teacher Bargaining Framework 2013 and the Current Teacher-Public School Employer Bargaining Model (July 2013)

Resource/Discussion Papers: Support Staff

Support Staff Collective Bargaining in the K-12 Public Education Sector - Is there a Case for Structural Change? (May 2001) 

Support Staff Collective Bargaining in the K-12 Public Education Sector - The BC Experience (June 2001)

Resource/Discussion Papers: Employment in Public Education

A Question of Alternatives: Avoiding and Resolving Collective Bargaining Impasses

Teacher Collective Bargaining in BC: Bargaining Scope — Why We Bargain What We Bargain

Teacher-Public School Employer Collective Bargaining in BC: Historical Perspectives

A Case of First Instance: Essential Service

Jurisdictional Workforce Assessment (2008-2009) 

Perspectives in Practice

Perspectives in Practice are a series of briefing notes to promote discussion on select employment matters at issue in the K-12 public education sector. Each Perspectives in Practice ends with a question to get the conversation started. Let us know what you think at contact.us@bcpsea.bc.ca

The Organization of Schools, Legislation, the BC Supreme Court, and Now What
L’organisation des écoles, la législation, la Cour suprême de la Colombie-Britannique, et quoi maintenant

Employment in Transformational Times — or Change as Usual?
L’emploi dans une période transformationnelle – ou des changements comme d’habitude?

Teacher Professional Development: A Question of Development, Growth and Currency
Développement professionnel des enseignants : Une question de développement, de croissance et d’actualisation

Continuing the Discussion of Professional Growth, Development and Currency
Développement professionnel des enseignants : Une question de développement, de croissance et d’actualisation

Employee assessment in public education: Integrating roles, responsibilities and development
L’évaluation de l’employé en éducation publique : intégration des rôles, responsabilités et développement

Professional Autonomy: Discretion and Responsibility in K-12 Public Education 
Autonomie professionnelle: Discrétion et responsabilité en éducation publique de la maternelle à la 12e année

References and Resources

2012

Conflict Without Compromise, The Case of Public Sector Teacher Bargaining in British Columbia, by Professor Sara Slinn, Osgood Hall Law School.