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October 8, 2020

@issue No. 2020-10 Teacher Maternity and Parental Payments  Learn More

October 8, 2020

Legislative Update No. 2020-01 The COVID-19 Response Measures Act Receives Royal Assent  Learn More

September 28, 2020

@issue No. 2020-09 Remedy Calculations in a Quarterly System  Learn More

September 23, 2020

@issue No. 2020-08 COVID-19: Issues and Resources  Learn More

August 31, 2020

Exempt Staff Issues No. 2020-04: Provincial Government Announces Public Sector Executive Compensation Freeze Policy  Learn More

June 30, 2020

Exempt Staff Issues No. 2020-03: PSEC Secretariat Compensation Reporting: Senior Employee Compensation and Annual Executive Compensation Disclosure  Learn More

May 26, 2020

@issue No. 2020-07 COVID-19: Issues and Resources  Learn More

May 13, 2020

Exempt Staff Issues No. 2020-02: Application for Union Certification: Southeast Kootenay Principals’ and Vice Principals’ Association  Learn More

May 8, 2020
Career Opportunity: Senior Labour Relations Advisor  Learn More

April 30, 2020
Newslink Express 2020-03 Report: BCPSEA Board of Directors Meeting    Learn More

April 27, 2020

@issue No. 2020-06 COVID-19 Issues and Resources  Learn More

April 2, 2020

@issue No. 2020-05 COVID-19 Issues and Resources  Learn More

March 19, 2020
Joint Statement from BCPSEA, BCTF, and CUPE BC  Learn More

March 18, 2020
@issue No. 2020-04 COVID-19: Issues and Resources  Learn More

March 4, 2020
@issue No. 2020-03 COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus): Issues and Resources  Learn More

February 27, 2020
@issue No. 2020-02 Canadian Teachers' Federation National Day of Action: BCTF Walk-in  Learn More

February 21, 2020
@issue No. 2020-01 Layoffs - Legislative Requirements  Learn More

February 12, 2020
For the Record No. 2020-01 BCPSEA Responses to BCTF and Local Teachers' Association Statements    Learn More

February 10, 2020
Newslink Express 2020-02 Report: BCPSEA Board of Directors Meeting    Learn More

February 7, 2020
Newslink Express 2020-01 Conference Report: Annual General Meeting    Learn More


2019-2020 ONCORE Schedule

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BCPSEA Fall Symposium
November 2-3, 2020 - Cancelled

Due to COVID-19 the BCPSEA Fall Symposium scheduled for November 2 -3, 2020 has been cancelled.

Collective Bargaining


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

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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

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