Existing collective agreements remain in effect until they expire. The theory behind the provincial bargaining model is that this model, if followed as planned, ensures greater equity in wages and working conditions beyond divisions. Across the province, there are currently differences in the tariff language for items such as salaries, pre-school, extracurricular activities and more. 5. The best provisions of existing collective agreements should be the standard for the new contract. Currently, each of the 38 bargaining units negotiates separate collective agreements. Yes, yes. This bill involves the department`s ability to pay in arbitration, which hinders the neutrality of an arbitration proceeding. This clause is a cause for concern, as it recalls the legislation passed in the 1990s, which undermined the collective bargaining of teachers. A critical part of a fair negotiation system is an open, impartial and independent arbitration process.
Since the arbitration procedure is the only dispute resolution procedure available to teachers, it is imperative that this process remains virtuous. “The company supports provincial negotiations in one step, provided the negotiations are fair, fair and in good faith,” said MTS President James Bedford. “We will not accept withdrawals from the gains that Aboriginal people have made over the years. A provincial collective agreement must reflect the best of the best local arrangements. “It`s unreasonable and untenable,” he said. “Our member survey, which ended two weeks ago, and nine out of ten teachers in Manitoba reported high levels of stress during this school year. Teachers have reached a breaking point. The STJATA seminar on maternity allowance, which was scheduled to take place on Wednesday, December 2 on Zoom 4:30-6:30, has been postponed until Tuesday, December 15. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or President stjata at email@example.com to register for the seminar. Teacher unsustainable workload government must act, now schools will reopen for students on September 8, 2020, after Labor Day.
Teachers and staff will return to school on September 2, 2020. The province will use $10 million from the federal government`s safe return to class fund to establish a remote learning centre in the provinces. With the first month of the 2020-2021 school year, I would like to take the time to welcome all STJATA members back, albeit under difficult circumstances. The start of school this year is not like what we would traditionally consider normal. School routines have adopted a totally different appearance and feeling because of public health protocols. Through all of this, our members continued to show concern, compassion and professionalism; All the plates of dedicated teachers that we are. As we begin to integrate into our new reality of cohorts, health protocols and recreational learning, it is our students who continue to benefit from our commitment to their education and overall development. The success we had in the first reopening required collective work.
We can expect additional challenges that we face, but close cooperation and collaboration with our educational partners will help ensure that safety, health and well-being are a priority in future life. The following information is an update of some recent events, as they have confirmed to MTS/STJATA mts members with public health that the exemption for teachers and teaching assistants can also be considered for administrators and bus drivers if they are essential to the opening of schools and cannot be replaced.