Joan Erb - President
Murray Helmer - Vice-president
September 27, 2011
The ongoing teacher job action is having an effect on many people in the education system.
It should be said that taking this action has been equally challenging for teachers as well.
Provincial contract negotiations have been ongoing since March 1 and, to date, little progress has been made.
Many of our objectives relate to improved learning conditions for our students, yet the government has responded with calls for concessions that would erode learning conditions further. Teacher inaction is not an option when the public school system is under attack.
B.C.’s teachers have not taken this job action lightly. We have chosen to undertake a Teach Only campaign, ensuring that students receive the education they deserve as teachers focus on their instruction, free from administrative diversions.
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