READ MORE: B.C. Teachers reject the Ombudsman`s recommendations for a contractual agreement with the employer The union was looking for wage increases to bring B.C.C salaries closer to other provinces. The BCTF submitted that B.C. had the second lowest starting salary for teachers in Canada. “The mandate is focused on improving services to individuals and ensuring fair and affordable compensation,” says a press release. “The interim agreement covers just over 45,000 teachers, represented by the BCTF, who provide education to students in the province`s 60 school districts. Further details of the agreement will be available following ratification procedures for teachers and employer members of LA BCPSEA. The Bc Teachers` Federation is already tweeting that they may soon vote on the agreement, although voting will be different this year during B.C`s covid-19 restrictions. After nearly a year of painstaking negotiations, the BC-Teachers` Federation (BCTF) has tentatively reached an agreement with the province, according to the BC Teachers` Federation (BCTF). The BC Teachers Federation (BCTF) and BCPSEA (BCPSEA) have reached a preliminary agreement with the provincial government on a new teacher contract across the province.
The province confirmed that it had reached an agreement and indicated that further details would be provided after being ratified by the teachers` union and the employer. Further details of the agreement will be available following ratification procedures for teachers and OCOCSEA employer members. After several days of marathon negotiations this week, an interim agreement was reached between the BCTF and the #bced employer BCPSEA. Our executive committee recommends the membership agreement. An email with more information is on its way to members now. The following year, the BCTF stated that it was focused on improving salaries to improve the province`s ability to attract teachers to fill a shortage. VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Teachers in the province`s public schools have reached a preliminary agreement with their employer, ending months of negotiations. The BCTF says it will send details of the agreement thursday night by email to its members. The interim agreement covers just over 45,000 teachers, represented by the BCTF, who provide education to students in the province`s 60 school districts. Although the agreement was not publicly available, it was common knowledge that teachers were looking for higher salaries, comparable to those in other provinces with higher pay, and they also wanted class sizes and improved clearing languages. VANCOUVER — After more than a year of negotiations, the union that represents B.C teachers says it has reached a preliminary agreement amid the covid 19 crisis.
Class size and composition were reduced to 2002 levels after teachers won a major Supreme Court of Canada decision against the former B.C.