CUPE 561 support staff will return to school on September 3 with a new contract agreement that will increase their salaries and allow some to work a longer work week. The B.C. Teachers` Federation (BCTF) and the provincial government are in mediation to negotiate their collective agreement. If you have questions about your rights at work, the best person you can talk to is your local steward or executive. You will know the specific details of your agreement. If you would like a hard copy of your collective agreement, please speak to your steward. If you don`t know who your steward is or how to reach your contact, contact the CUPE office near you. The new employment contract has been approved by 72% of CUPE 561 employees and runs from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2022. The hope is that an agreement can be reached in time for a new school year to avoid a strike that took place in 2014 and lasted the first three weeks of school. All CUPE members work under the protection of a contract called a collective agreement.

Your local union negotiates the terms of the agreement. Elected local union leaders also work with the employer to resolve issues in the workplace. The existing collective agreement between the two parties expired on June 30. SD 23 Central Okanagan CUPE 3523 collective agreement. . . . Most of the workers who will receive the overtime will work at the secondary and secondary level, Ginter said. The local C.U.P.E.

561 serves the support staff of the following organizations:. ELECTION – The results of the last general election are as follows: Members are very proud that the public receives good value for their well-deserved money from taxpayers SD 59 Peace River South CUPE 4992 Collective Agreement teamsters 31 Collective Agreement BCGEU A new position, known as the Learning Inclusion Inclusion Worker, has been created to help educational assistants. The work, paid for less than an EA but requiring one year less training, was launched to help teachers in the classroom and free up time for EAs to help students with higher needs. “It`s a door opening,” said Mr. Ginter, who said overtime paid with provincial funds for each district will put educational assistants who work with students with special needs on the same basis as carpenters, employees and other union members who work with the school district. SD 68 Nanaimo-Ladysmith CUPE 606 Collective Agreement SD 27 Cariboo-Chilcotin IUOE 959 collective agreement. An agreement reached earlier this year on a three-year term, with annual wage increases of 2 percent, has just been ratified for 1,336 employees of School District 43. . SD 93 The Conseil Scolaire Francophone de la Columbi-Britannique CUPE 4227 Collective Agreement (English version) CUPE 4227 Collective agreement (French version) SD43 has been successful in recruiting workers for positions, but has struggled to find people in positions occasionally when people go on vacation or are sick, causing schools to become scarcer. Bctf`s new president, Teri Mooring, reportedly found that B.C.

teachers are the second lowest in Canada. Longer hours for some teaching assistants will also benefit students, Ginter said, because they will be able to start earlier in the morning and work until late afternoon to help students who want to participate in after-school programs. SD 42 Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows CUPE 703. “It`s also a selling point for the borough. They are competing with other districts,” Ginter said, finding that districts are vying for more educational assistants to cope with the growing demands in the classroom. . . .